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Le Royaume du Maroc se joint au Partenariat du Gouvernement Ouvert

English Version » Le Maroc s'engage à promouvoir des pratiques gouvernementales plus ouvertes et plus transparentes - Devient le 76e pays à adhérer au Partenariat du Gouvernement Ouvert POUR DIFFUSION IMMEDIATE 26 avril 2018 Washington, D.C. - Le Royaume du Maroc est devenu le dernier membre du Partenariat du Gouvernement Ouvert (Open Government Partnership), une organisation à but non lucratif engagée à rapprocher les gouvernements et leurs citoyens travaillant maintenant avec 76...

The Kingdom of Morocco Joins Open Government Partnership

Version Française » Morocco Commits to Fostering More Open and Transparent Government Practices, Becomes 76th Country to Join Open Government Partnership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2018. Washington, D.C. - The Kingdom of Morocco has become the latest member of Open Government Partnership (OGP), a non-profit organization committed to bringing governments and their citizens closer together now working with 76 countries, 20 local governments, and thousands of organizations from...

Les enseignements du processus de l’élaboration de la loi marocaine sur le droit d’accès à l’information

« Se réunir est un début. Rester ensemble est un progrès. Travailler ensemble est la réussite. » - Henry Ford Après 3 projets et 6 ans d’attente, la loi sur le droit d’accès à l’information vient d’être enfin votée au Maroc. Ce long délai a d’abord un effet sur la mise en place du droit d’accès à l’information sachant que cette mise en place requiert une période assez longue allant de 2 à 8 ans. Il a aussi retardé l’adhésion du Maroc au Partenariat pour un Gouvernement Ouvert (OGP,...

OGP in the News - Week of October 23, 2017

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. The open government spark is catching! This week’s OGP media coverage profiled several non-OGP countries and provinces eager to join the open government movement, including Morocco and Basque Country in Spain.   Exciting open government news came out of Liberia, which was profiled in OGP’s brand new short...

Vers un lancement proche du Projet d’Appui aux Gouvernements Ouverts d’Afrique Francophone

« On peut aider un bœuf à se lever seul, seulement s'il s'efforce lui-même de le faire. » Proverbe africain Le 2 juin 2017 lors d’un atelier relatif à l’Afrique francophone  fut annoncé le lancement proche du Projet d’Appui aux Gouvernements Ouverts d’Afrique francophone (désigné généralement par son acronyme PAGOF).   Au cours de la rencontre régionale du PGO en Afrique, organisée au Cap en mai 2016  et en marge d’une session consacrée par Etalab à...

Morocco opendata visualization engine

Open Data enables governments, businesses and entrepreneurs around the world to act as a catalyst and tool for social and economic change in diverse sectors. In Morocco in order to realize the  full potential of Open Data, a Civic Tech organization built Marocviz,  a visualization platform for Morocco’s public data. The platform,  makes information accessible and digestible with narrative visualizations. The platform is currently one of 70 proposals that have been shortlisted out of the 736...

6 Lessons on Sustainable Development from the July High-Level Political Forum

    This piece originally appeared on the World Resources Institute blog. Nearly a year ago at the United Nations, world leaders endorsed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aimed at putting the world economy on a sustainable track. In July, much more quietly, the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development convened at the UN to help make this promise a reality by reviewing countries’ efforts so and offering a place for policymakers from around the world to exchange ideas on...

International Day for Universal Access to Information: A new Opportunity to Advance Open Governments!

On Tuesday, November 17, 2015 the 38th General Conference of UNESCO adopted a resolution declaring September 28th International Day for Universal Access to Information[1]. Sponsored by Angola, Nigeria and Morocco the resolution also: Invites all Member States, United Nations system organizations, and other international and regional organizations, as well as civil society, including non -governmental organizations and individuals, to celebrate the Day in a manner which each considers most...

Africa in the OGP: Why 2015 is a big year.

In 2011, South Africa joined 7 other countries to found the Open Government Partnership (OGP). Since then, it has been joined by Ghana, Liberia, Kenya, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Malawi and most recently, Tunisia as African countries participating in the OGP. For each of these countries, the motivation for joining the partnership was a desire to make their governments more accountable and responsive to their citizens. The initial enthusiasm with which countries sought to use the OGP to advance...

Tunisia Visit Highlights: Glimpse of OGP in Middle East and North Africa region

blog pic 2.jpg As an outreach effort of Indonesia’s OGP chairmanship, Tara Hidayat, Deputy Head of President’s Delivery Unit on Development Monitoring and Oversight, met with the State Secretary for Governance and Civil Services of Tunisia, Mr. Annouar Ben Khelifa, during her visit on 19-23 June. Mr. Annouar Ben Khelifa shared some progress of Tunisia’s OGP participation in the meeting. Not only that Tunisia has started seeking inputs on-line for its OGP...

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