Voices of Open Government
How do we do government differently? Listen to conversations with leaders who break the mold — from mayors to anti-corruption advocates, social justice champions, and public servants who fight for accountability and transparency in government. Join host Stephanie Bluma as she shares insights on what governments and civil society from different regions of the world can learn from each other — and how we can renew our societies.
This podcast is a production of the Open Government Partnership and Hueman Group Media.
When the Whole Neighborhood Pitches In, Results Are Better
In this episode, Miren Martiarena Barkaiztegi shares how the Basque Country in Spain has worked to involve all local institutions and citizens in the policy-making process.
Building the Ladder of Citizen Engagement
In this Voices of Open Government episode, we learn how the local government in Austin, Texas has taken steps to level the playing field and include historically marginalized groups, including people experiencing homelessness, in open government and policy processes.
Building Citizen Trust in South Cotabato, Philippines
How are local leaders responding to the pandemic through #OpenGov principles? Learn South Cotabato responding to the COVID-19 pandemic through open gov principles while placing citizens at the heart of policy-making to rebuild trust in government.
Innovating New Solutions to Justice in Buenos Aires
In this Voices of Open Government episode, we learn how different sectors in Buenos Aires, Argentina are working together to create a more transparent and accountable judicial branch.
When a Government’s “Eyes and Ears” Improve Public Services
In this Voices of Open Government episode, learn from a reformer in Kaduna, Nigeria about how we can inspire local governments to be more innovative in delivering public services and why incentivizing citizens to collaborate is critical.