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2014 OGP Eligibility Criteria

The OGP Eligibility Criteria update for 2014 has now been released. Many countries saw their scores change over the last year. Some adjustments in scores were a result of greater availability of data from the independent sources for the scoring, or due to a revision in the scoring metric itself. The scoring of the asset disclosure metric was revised this year by the OGP Steering Committee on the recommendation of the World Bank. The revised metric is a more straightforward assessment of...

When will Poland join the OGP?

Poland.png Among the new member countries which have joined the EU since 2004, Poland and Slovenia are the only ones that have not joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) yet.  For Poland, this is surprising as the country had met the eligibility criteria of OGP.  When they found out that this was the case, a group of 13 NGOs engaged in the promotion of access to public information, the promotion of citizen participation in decision making and increasing...

3rd Samos Summit 2012: “Open Data and Interoperability for Governance, Industry and Society”

More than 80 high-level ICT experts and decision makers from 20 countries participated in the international Samos 2012 Summit on Open Data and Interoperability for Governance, Industry and Society, that took place from 2nd  to 6th July 2012 in the island of Samos. The summit was co-organised by the University of Aegean, the Greek Interoperability Centre of the National Technical University of Athens, the ENGAGE eInfrastructures project (co-funded by the European Commission) and the ENSEMBLE...