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Notre Vision : Faire du Gouvernement Ouvert un Vrai Moteur de Changement

English version here. Les priorités de la co-présidence de la France et du World Resources Institute pour 2016-2017 Le Partenariat pour un Gouvernement Ouvert doit produire un impact toujours plus visible et tangible sur la vie des citoyens, sur leur volonté et leur capacité à s’engager dans l’élaboration des décisions qui touchent leur vie quotidienne et à participer à l’action publique. Nous y parviendrons, en élaborant des actions et coopérations concrètes, en nouant de nouvelles...

Statement by H.E. Mr. Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia on the High-Level Event: “Open Government Partnership 5 Year Celebration”

  20 September, 2016, New York Honorable Co-chairs; Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen, We express our gratitude to the Government of South Africa for its efforts towards advancing the important agenda of Open Government Partnership in the past year and wish the Government of France all the success in its upcoming chairmanship. Our appreciation also goes to the civil society co-chairs for their dedication and support to the OGP principles and objectives. As one of the first countries to...

General Release: Open Government Partnership Marks 5 Year Anniversary at United Nations

*** For Immediate Release ***   NEW YORK, 20 SEPTEMBER 2016 - The Open Government Partnership (OGP) marked its fifth anniversary today with a High-Level Forum on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Heads of State from around the world joined leading civil society figures to recommit to the value of open governance and the crucial role it can play in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues. During the forum, incoming OGP government co-chair President François...

OGP's Five-Year Anniversary

The Open Government Partnership celebrated its fifth anniversary at a Heads of State and Government High-Level Event on the margins of UNGA71. This event was co-hosted by the current and incoming OGP Co-Chairs and was an opportunity to reflect on the partnership's first five years and to share our vision for its future.Share your own OGP memories and aspirations using the hashtag #5YearsOGP Order of Speakers (Follow links for text of speeches.) Deputy Minister Ayanda Dlodlo, South...

The Future of OGP: Competition or Cooperation with SDG #16?

This is the first in a six blog series written by winners of the IDRC grant for research on OGP.Just a few weeks ago, 193 countries of the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Members of the OGP Steering Committee also endorsed the Joint Declaration on Open Government for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which has since been endorsed by several others including the Partnership for Transparency Fund.Our paper exploring the...

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