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Prime Minister of Estonia Welcomes Open Government Leaders to Tallinn

Heads of State and Government Pledge to Advance Initiatives to Tackle Corruption, Protect Civic Space, and Promote Digital Governance Tallinn, Estonia - Estonia’s Prime Minister, Kaja Kallas, inaugurated the 8th Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit by welcoming more than 1,000…

IEP Announcement – 2022

IRM Announces New Cohort of its International Experts Panel

The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) is pleased to announce the appointment of five members to the International Experts Panel (IEP). The IEP is an advisory body of regional and thematic experts that oversees the quality of IRM products and process, and plays a key role in ensuring the independence of IRM assessments.

Background on Non-Universally Recognized States’ Participation in OGP

Non-universally recognized states are currently not eligible to become members of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). For purposes of OGP membership, “non-universally recognized states” refers to countries who are not members of the United Nations. The definition of UN membership,…


Statement on the COVID-19 response from civil society members of OGP Steering Committee

The civil society members of Open Government Partnership's Steering Committee have released a statement on COVID and its risks to open government. Focused on democratic values, the statement is a call to action to governments, donors and international organisations. You…

Open Youth: The Next Generation of OGP

This year, Croatia had the biggest number of searches on Google as a summer destination. Some of them (here we value quality over quantity) were searching for an elite training program for future world leaders - The Open Youth Academy.…

Global Legislative Openness Week showcases broad, global movement

As in previous years, Global Legislative Openness Week (GLOW) showcased the fantastic work being done around the world to realize the principles of open parliament. Organized by members of the Open Government Partnership's Legislative Openness Working Group, GLOW featured more…

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