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Lessons from Reformers

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Leveraging OGP to Implement the OCDS in Nigeria

Lessons from Reformers: The government of Nigeria made a commitment in its first OGP action plan (2017–2019) to adopt the OCDS in its public procurement systems.

Municipal Budget and Spending Data for Water in the Netherlands

Lessons from Reformers: Starting in 2015, Dutch local governments began providing financial data through a web portal at www.openspending.nl...

Honduras construction

The Case for Open Contracting in Infrastructure

Lessons from Reformers: According to the International Monetary Fund, the inefficiencies in public infrastructure amounts to around 30%.

Beautiful Riga old town panoramic view from above

Committing Funding to Build Civil Society in Latvia

Lessons from Reformers: As part of the Soviet Union, Latvia did not have a tradition of civil society organizations...

Downtown Lagos

Security and Freedom of Association in Uganda and Nigeria

Lessons from Reformers: The fight against money laundering and terrorism has come into tension with freedom of association and assembly in a number of countries...