OGP Summit

Anunciando la agenda de la 5ª cumbre global de OGP

Nos da mucho gusto anunciar la agenda para la quinta Cumbre Global de OGP que se llevará a cabo en Tiflis Georgia.   Para nosotros era muy importante reflejar las prioridades de los 96 gobiernos, colegas de la sociedad civil, socios internacionales y multilaterales, periodistas y defensores del gobierno abierto. Por ello, el diseño de la agenda de la cumbre global fue un reto muy grande. El objetivo principal de este año era crear un espacio para explorar el papel del gobierno...

Announcing the Agenda for the 5th OGP Global Summit

    We are pleased to share the agenda for the 5th OGP Global Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia!     What makes designing an agenda for a global summit difficult is having it reflect the many priorities of the ninety-six OGP governments, civil society colleagues, international and multilateral partners, journalists, and other open government advocates. Our guiding objective this year was to have the Summit be a place to explore the role of open government approaches...

OPEN GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP GLOBAL SUMMIT MEXICO | 2015

Visit OGPSummit.org for more information about the Summit.  The Open Government Partnership’s Global Summit provides a wonderful opportunity for members of the open government movement to consolidate and build momentum, to reflect on what is working and what is not, and to lay out a framework for further co-operation, exchange and action. This year an expected 1500 participants – including representatives from civil society organizations, businesses and governments – are expected to attend...

OGP 2015 Global Summit Announced

Save the date: the Open Government Partnership Global Summit takes place in Mexico City, Mexico, October 27-29, 2015  Follow the conversation at #OGP15 CO33A4~1.PNG For more information please email: summit@opengovpartnership.org | Para más información por favor escriba a: summit@opengovpartnership.org

OGP Summit Statement

OPEN GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP SUMMIT STATEMENT People around the world are demanding more open, accountable and responsive governments. Open governments empower citizens; reduce corruption; drive inclusive economic growth and prosperity; and engage civil society. Transparency is an idea whose time has come. The OGP – made up of civil society and governments – supports domestic reformers around the world who are committed to opening up their countries. We are meeting in London on 31...

Q&A with Paul Maassen

Over 1500 reformers from government and civil society are gathering in London this week for the annual summit of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). Paul Maassen is the Civil Society Coordinator who has been informing civil society about the OGP, offering supporting with the process of joining, advising actors on their strategic engagement with government and documenting the experiences and lessons learned thus far. His work has taken him to over 60 countries. What role is civil society...

64% of CSOs ‘more positive’ about OGP’s potential to deliver change

The OGP Summit 2013 kicks of with the Civil Society Day. We asked the civil society community what they think of OGP today. Two key numbers to start with: 64% of the respondents are more positive today than 12 months ago about the potential of OGP to deliver change; 59% says that the process of developing the 1st Action Plan helped increase the trust and cooperation between civil society and government. Those are numbers to be proud of. The 76 respondents answered the 40-question-survey or...

Propose a talk on Empowering Citizens for the OGP Summit Speakers' Stand

With the OGP Summit rapidly approaching, we're looking for people interested in giving quick fire talks on empowering citizens at the Speakers' Stand in the Summit's Festival space. During the Festival portions of the Summit the Speakers' Stand will host quick fire talks on each of the themes of the Summit: open data, government integrity, fiscal transparency, resource transparency and empowering citizens. We, at Involve, have been asked to organise and facilitate the session on empowering...

The Open Data Institute is Integral to the Open Government Partnership

This post originally appeared on All About Open Data. National and regional nodes of the Open Data Institute (@UKODI) must be established in every Open Government Partnership member country. With the ODI Summit and the OGP Summit occurring during the same week in London at the end of October, I have been thinking about the role the ODI must play in Open Government Data. Let's have a few definitions and a little backstory to the ODI, the OGP and the current state of Open Government Data...

Transparency: an idea whose time has come

There are just three weeks to go before the UK hosts the annual Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit in London. The Partnership is now a truly global movement and the governments of around a third of the world population will be represented. At the top table will also be Civil Society representatives. The summit marks the end of our year as the organisation’s lead co-chair. During 2013, through the OGP and our presidency of the G8, the UK has been at the forefront of the expanding...

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