Pakistan

OGP in the News - Week of January 29, 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. From demands for greater transparency in Mexico and Greece, to meetings between leaders of OGP countries, this week’s OGP news covered it all. Grupo Milenio announced that Mexico’s National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (INAI) has asked the Attorney General to publicly...

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...

OGP in the News - Week of October 9, 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. OGP had several big announcements this week, and the world noticed! Adding new expertise to drive forward the open government movement, OGP was honored to announce four visionary women hailing from every corner of the world as OGP Ambassadors. Mexican news outlet Proceso covered the announcement, noting that Alicia Bárcena,...

Opening Remarks by Joe Powell, Deputy CEO Open Government Partnership at the Islamabad OGP Pakistan Meeting July 2017

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Public Opinion for Public Policy: Pakistan’s Citizen Satisfaction Index

This blog is part of a series on how open government can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The series came out of a collaboration between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bangkok Regional Hub and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to find practical examples of how open government is helping countries achieve the SDGs in the Asia-Pacific region. For more details on the competition, the blog series, and how open government can help achieve the SDGs, please...

Gobierno Abierto para el Desarrollo Sustentable en Asia Pacífica: ¡Ya tenemos resultados!

Want to read this blog in English? Este verano, el Centro Regional de Bangkok del PNUD lanzó la convocatoria de información sobre iniciativas de gobierno abierto que están contribuyendo o tienen el potencial de contribuir a alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) en la región Asia Pacífico. La convocatoria se creó como respuesta a los resultados alcanzados en el último año. En septiembre del 2015 los 193 países miembros de las Naciones Unidas aprobaron la Agenda 2030 para el...

Open Government for Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific: Results are in!

¿Quieres leer este blog en español? Earlier this summer, the UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub and OGP launched a call for information on open government initiatives that are contributing to or have the potential to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Asia-Pacific region.   The call was developed in response to major milestones that have been achieved in the last year. In September 2015, all 193 UN member countries endorsed the 2030 Agenda for...

OGP in the News - Week of June 13, 2016

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by the Open Government Partnership throughout the world. This week the main theme in OGP-related news and chatter from across the globe was one of OGP’s core values: freedom of information. Perhaps the most significant article came out of the Philippines, where Benigno Aquino III – who came to office in 2010 and helped the Philippines become a founding member of OGP in 2011 – is in the final month of his presidency. In a vigorous...

Open Letter to World Bank President on Disbandment of ATI Unit

We, the undersigned organisations and campaigners working on freedom of information issues, are concerned by news that the World Bank has significantly downgraded its capacity to pursue a global right to information agenda at a time when the World Bank’s role in this area is needed more than ever before. We are concerned that both the decision itself and the diminished capacity of the Bank to engage on this critically important issue will send the unfortunate message to governments of...

Sense and cents-ability: how climate finance can be smarter

Why smarter climate change finance is crucial to implementing Paris Agreement.To many, budgeting might seem a dry and bureaucratic process. But UNDP’s climate governance and budgeting advisory services are demonstrating to governments across Asia and beyond the value of spending public resources wisely today in order to cushion against the worst effects of climate change tomorrow. Its efforts are taking the proverbial wisdom of “saving for a rainy day” to a new level by changing mindsets toward...

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