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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 December 4, 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. Between last month’s OGP Americas Regional Meeting and the upcoming Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government, this week’s OGP global media coverage remained strong.    “Sometimes you need to get away to find people who will appreciate you.” That was how CBC News described Canadian Treasury Board President Scott...

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,...

OGP in the News - Week of September 4, 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. While most of this week’s OGP media coverage came out of the Americas, OGP also made news in Nigeria, South Korea, and even in non-OGP country Nepal. In an opinion piece for La Nacion, Executive Director of the Legislative Directory Foundation and OGP Steering Committee member, María Baron, called for greater transparency and...

OGP in the News - Week of August 21, 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. While most of this week’s OGP media coverage came out of Asia and Africa, OGP also made news in Germany, as well as in non-OGP countries Belgium and Guinea.   This week, members of the OGP Support Unit travelled to Seoul, South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the country’s “Korea OGP Forum.” The event was covered...

Canada, Italy, South Africa, and South Korea Elected to Lead the Open Government Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 16, 2017 - The governments of Canada, Italy, South Africa, and South Korea have been elected by their peers to join the leadership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). OGP has led the charge for open governance and citizen-centered democracy for over five years, promoting cooperation and collaboration between governments and civil society to create policy for the people, by the people. 93% of eligible OGP participating governments voted in the election. OGP...