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OGP in the News - Week of March 26, 2018

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. March closed with a lot of open government excitement out of Africa, as well as OGP updates in New Zealand and France.   The Nigerian government is developing an Electronic Document Management System to make public services more effective and efficient, reported Vanguard. Announced at Nigeria’s third National OGP...

OGP in the News - Week of March 12, 2018

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. This week’s global OGP media coverage followed conversations about anti-corruption measures in Mexico, the next #ArgentinaAbierta forum, the history of open government in Indonesian regency Bojonegoro, and more.    Describing the “devastating” effect of corruption on countries’ economic and social landscape,...

OGP in the News - Week of February 26, 2018

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 do South Korea, Rio de Janeiro, Spain, and Nigeria have in common? All featured news stories about open government and OGP this week. South Korea is gearing up for its fourth OGP Action Plan, reported Naver and several other national news outlets. Building off recommendations made by OGP’s Independent Reporting Mechanism...

OGP in the News - Week of February 19, 2018

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. This week’s OGP news highlighted #opengov innovation at the local level, OGP progress in Spain and Argentina, New Zealand’s record on corruption, and much more. Since launching in September 2015, Madrid’s online citizen participation platform, Decide Madrid, has been replicated and/or adapted in over 50 cities and...

OGP in the News - Week of February 12, 2018

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. In true OGP fashion, this week’s global OGP coverage covered a wide array of themes, from public-private partnerships in the Americas, to transparency wins in Ghana’s oil and gas sector, to Morocco’s new OGP eligibility status. How can businesses partner with governments to promote open government? In a piece for El País,...

OGP in the News - Week of February 5, 2018

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. While OGP made news around the world, this week’s coverage was particularly strong in Europe following the European Leaders’ Forum on Open Government, and in the Asia-Pacific. “The theme of open government is not new,” said Chief Executive Officer of ItaliaCamp, Fabrizio Sammarco, in a blog for Italy’s L’Huffington Post....

OGP in the News - Week of January 22, 2018

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. Delving into the open government record of Georgia, New Zealand, the United States, and more, this week’s OGP media coverage was concentrated in the Asia-Pacific and Americas regions.    The latest piece in OGP’s GovInsider partnership series came from Georgian Minister of Justice Thea Tsulukiani. As Georgia...

OGP in the News - Week of January 1, 2018

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 end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 saw OGP news out of Nigeria, Mexico, Sri Lanka, and even non-OGP participant Morocco.   2017 closed on a somewhat less than festive note in Nigeria, where the holiday season was marked by a massive petrol shortage. Extrapolating on inequality within Nigeria’s oil sector,...

OGP in the News - Week of November 6, 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. From EITI developments in the United States and Ghana to Indonesia’s open government journey, this week’s OGP media coverage touched all corners of the world. National Public Radio and many other American news outlets reported that the United States has withdrawn from the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). In...

OGP in the News - Week of October 16, 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. This week’s OGP media coverage highlighted open government announcements in Madrid, Paraguay, and even non-OGP country Senegal.   Manuela Carmena, mayor of OGP Subnational Pioneer Madrid, called for “crystal clear” transparency from the Spanish capital’s City Council. According an article in ElEconomista.es, Mayor...

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