SDGs

UNDP and OGP sign MoU for 2030 Agenda and Open Government

New York, Feb 28— UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Open Government Partnership (OGP), signed today in New York, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which they reaffirm their joint commitment to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through open government initiatives. Having worked together as multilateral partners since 2013 to advance shared principles of transparency, open government, gender equality, inclusion, and rule of law— both institutions are now strengthening...

Tres formas a través de las que la Declaración de París puede impulsar el Objetivo 16

En diciembre de 2016 durante la cuarta Cumbre Global de OGP que se llevó a cabo en París, más de 20 gobiernos, organizaciones de la sociedad civil y organizaciones multilaterales firmaron el compromiso 13 de la Declaración de París a través del cual se dio prioridad a mejorar el acceso a la justicia a través de un mejor monitoreo y colecta de datos. Creemos que hay tres formas en las que estos esfuerzos contribuirán a lograr avances en el acceso a la justicia para todos los ciudadanos, como lo...

Three ways the Paris Declaration can advance Goal 16

Last December, during the 4th Open Government Summit in Paris, more than 20 contributors from governments, civil society organizations and multilateral organizations endorsed commitment 13 of the Paris Declaration, prioritizing improved access to justice through a focus on measurement and data collection.  We see three key ways these efforts will advance member state progress towards access to justice for all, as envisioned by Goal 16 and target 16.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals...

Achieving Development through Public Administration Openness Reforms

Achieving Goal 16 of the Sustainable Development Goals through Open Government Methods 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. Designing and implementing relevant policies in the public sector and administration means new potential for the consolidation of constitutional principles and rights of the state of law....

SDG 16 Data Initiative - Making them Count

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Four Global FOI Challenges For 2017, Including SDG 16

This post originally appeared on freedominfo,org. Freedom of information activists will face at least four challenges in 2017 that will test their ability to act in a globally organized way. Eight new FOI regimes were created in 2016, for a total of 115, demonstrating continuing success at the national level.  The tougher, but less visible, national task is implementing FOI laws. The observations here concern international challenges, with local ramifications. First challenge, creating an...

Luz en la región Asia-Pacífico: Gobierno Abierto para los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible

A mediados de 2016, el Centro Regional del PNUD en Bangkok y OGP lanzaron una convocatoria para recibir información de 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 idea detrás de la convocatoria era simple: encontrar ejemplos prácticos en los que la gobernanza abierta esté apoyando la implementación de los ODS, que han sido o estén siendo probados y que muestren...

Sunlight in the Asia-Pacific: Open Government for the Sustainable Development Goals

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...

CheckMySchool (CMS) Initiative: Open Governance through Stories of Change

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...

From Waste Disposal to Water Delivery: Citizen Empowerment through the Check My Service Initiative

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...

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