Working Groups

Open Government Partnership Annual Summit – Call for Proposals

  In just over 3 months around 1000 reformers from government, civil society and the private sector will gather in London for the OGP Annual Summit. The programme will build on core elements of what the OGP is all about: ambitious and innovative commitments on open government, and reinventing the relationship between the citizen and the state. We want the OGP Annual Summit to bring together leaders, decision-makers, thinkers and doers from across the OGP’s participating countries and beyond...

Making Transparency Visible: an update of OGP in Ireland

In my previous post on the Open Government Partnership website, I posed the question: ‘Is Ireland closing the door on Open Government?’ At that time I expressed the view that Ireland’s government was uninterested in the benefits of open government. Now, eight months later, I am delighted to report that Ireland’s position on OGP has changed considerably.   On May 20, 2013, our Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin, announced that Ireland has sent its Letter of Intent...

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