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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...

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...

IMPROVING EASE OF DOING BUSINESS THROUGH CONNECTIVITY AND OPEN GOVERNANCE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Often, the interaction between citizens and the government on public services is muddled with a wide array of processes, fees, and long lines. In the Philippines, public service delivery has been slow due to the added factor of bureaucratic red tape that makes processes more vulnerable to bribes and corruption. Businesses are often forced to employ the logic of cost-benefit analysis when conducting transactions; when applying for permits and licenses, for example, many businesses now taken...

Good Housekeeping: Local Governance Performance Measures in the Philippines

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...

Bringing Parliament to the People: Bhutan's Virtual Zomdu 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...

Transformation through information: Building resilient communities in Chennai

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...

Open Mining: From Extractive Data Disclosure to Citizen Empowerment

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...

Open Government Advocates Fight for Improving Environmental Governance in China

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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