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OGP in the News - Week of March 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. March closed with a lot of open government excitement out of Africa, as well as OGP updates in New Zealand and France.   The Nigerian government is developing an Electronic Document Management System to make public services more effective and efficient, reported Vanguard. Announced at Nigeria’s third National OGP...

OGP in the News - Week of January 22, 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. Delving into the open government record of Georgia, New Zealand, the United States, and more, this week’s OGP media coverage was concentrated in the Asia-Pacific and Americas regions.    The latest piece in OGP’s GovInsider partnership series came from Georgian Minister of Justice Thea Tsulukiani. As Georgia...

OGP in the News - Week of January 15, 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. Uniting conversations about vulnerable populations in Mongolia, Colombia’s national police force, the 2030 Agenda in Germany, and more, this week’s OGP media coverage swept the globe. OGP’s partner series with GovInsider (started in the run-up to the Asia Pacific Leaders’ Forum on Open Government) continued, showcasing a...

OGP in the News - Week of November 6, 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. From EITI developments in the United States and Ghana to Indonesia’s open government journey, this week’s OGP media coverage touched all corners of the world. National Public Radio and many other American news outlets reported that the United States has withdrawn from the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). In...

OGP in the News - Week of September 25, 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. This week, OGP’s press coverage went local, with many media hits highlighting participants in OGP’s Subnational Pilot Program. Horacio Rodríguez Larreta’s “Proximity to Citizens is Key,” from Trust - the Fight to Win it Back, an OGP collection of essays launched during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, was featured on...

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 May 22, 2017

A series providing a round-up of media attention received by Open Government Partnership throughout the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox every Monday morning? Subscribe here. A busy week in the world of #opengov, this week’s media coverage of OGP came overwhelmingly out of the Americas with news from Mexico, Argentina and the United States. On May 23, ten Mexican civil society organizations, including Fundar, Transparencia Mexicana, IMCO, GESOC, Mexico...