National Action Plan

OGP in the News - Week of August 14, 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. What was the theme of this week’s OGP international media coverage? National Action Plans—both new and old—in Germany, the Philippines, and the Czech Republic.    Germany presented its very first OGP National Action Plan (NAP) for 2017-19. An article published by leading German news portal Heise Online called the...

Argentina crea su Tercer Plan Nacional de Acción

Argentina presentó su Tercer Plan de Acción Nacional de Gobierno Abierto (2017-2019), resultado de los esfuerzos consolidados en la Estrategia Nacional de Gobierno Abierto, que propone transformar los modelos tradicionales de gestión pública y la relación del Estado con la ciudadanía. A partir de la apertura de datos, la innovación y la colaboración con la sociedad civil se promueve la transparencia activa, la participación y la rendición de cuentas en el ciclo de las políticas públicas para...

Argentina Creates Its Third National Action Plan

As a result of the efforts surrounding the Open Government National Strategy, which aims to transform the business-as-usual public administration models and the relationship between the State and the citizenry, Argentina presented its third Open Government National Action Plan (2017-2019). We aim to achieve transparency, participation, and accountability in public policy design and service delivery by leveraging the principles of open data, participation, and accountability.The third Action...

Open Government and Democracy: Improving the reliability of the political system

The importance of Open Government Open Governance as a public policy is based on the integration of the principles of transparency, access to information and the effective participation of citizens in the State’s operating procedures. Expanding openness policies and civic participation involves creating infrastructures and improving the regulatory framework within the Public sector and State institutions. The dimensions of Openness policies, and their implementation capabilities in  public...

Nigeria: OGP CEO leads delegation as National Action Plan is drafted

For the first time in the history of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) initiative, a high-powered delegation came to oversee the developmental stages of Nigeria’s National Action Plan. This momentous occasion occurred on October 23, when OGP CEO Sanjay Pradhan led his team to a roundtable with civil society organisations (CSOs) and individuals from the private sector. The event was to enable stakeholders to review a draft of the National Action Plan put forward by the Open Alliance Nigeria...

Honduras Promoviendo un Gobierno Abierto Lanza Su Tercer Plan de Acción 2016-2018

En nuestra sociedad actual los ciudadanos exigen un gobierno más democrático y transparente en su gestión, por lo que el gobierno abierto debe representar un mecanismo que afianza la democracia como ente que permite la participación de los interesados en reflexiones de orden políticas y sociales. Considerando la iniciativa de gobierno abierto concebido como un sistema de generación de políticas públicas que vincula la necesaria capacidad de regeneración de la democracia, ofreciendo un futuro...

Learning by doing: Our action plan for open governance

This piece originally appeared on the Global Integrity blog.As regular readers will know, we've been making the case that adaptive learning — a structured approach to learning by doing — should be central to the open governance agenda, and is central to our strategy, for more than 18 months (See for instance: here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here,here, here, here, here, here and here). Over the last six months we've been working hard, not just to put adaptive learning into practice...

Taking ownership of the open government action plan: Canadians need to work together

This piece originally appeared on the OpenNorth blog.  As it does every two years, the Government of Canada released its open government action plan, the third of its kind so far. And yet, for many of the millions of engaged Canadians across the country, the existence of this plan remains unknown to them. Indeed, the release of the plan garnered little to no media attention in the last few weeks, despite it being part of a larger global movement – the Open Government Partnership (OGP) –...

IMPROVING GOVERNMENT-CIVIL SOCIETY INTERACTIONS WITHIN OGP

Civic engagement is at the heart of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). In signing the Open Government Declaration, OGP members commit to engaging citizens in the development, implementation, and monitoring of their National Action Plans. As OGP is nascent, we are still learning about how governments and civil society interact within its framework and how the interaction can be strengthened. Last month, the report 'From Informing to Empowering: Improving Government-Civil Society...

Developing Stronger OGP Action Plans

Speakers Abhinav Bahl, Program Manager,Open Government Partnership (OGP) Paul Maassen, Director Civil Society Engagement, Open Government Partnership (OGP) Description Over the next six months, 25 countries will develop new OGP action plans. As governments work together with civil society to draft new commitments, the Support Unit is organizing this webinar to provide participants with the learning resources to help develop stronger action plans. Drawing on past experience supporting...

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