Natural Resources Commitments Fact Sheet

Natural resources commitments are one of the most common areas of activity among OGP members. 51 out of 83 (61%) OGP participants with action plans have at least one natural resource commitment. Learn more in this handy OGP fact sheet Source: OGP…

Report: From informing to empowering: best practices and recommendations for improving government-civil society interactions within OGP

Civic engagement is at the heart of OGP. However given the nascence of the initiative, we are still learning about the extent and the way governments and the civil society interact within the framework of OGP. This report contributes to this knowledge and examines the critical factors for the success or…

Designing and managing an OGP multi-stakeholder forum – a practical handbook with guidance and ideas

The participation of both civil society and government is essential to the success of the Open Government Partnership. Their collaboration is vital at the international level and within each participating country. That is why OGP participants commit to developing their National Action Plans through a multi-stakeholder process, with the active engagement of citizens…

The open government guide special edition: Implementing the 2030 sustainable development agenda

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development demands bold action. It will require coordinating policy on multiple fronts, forming new partnerships, and committing significant resources across the globe. It also requires an open and accountable approach to implementation. With government and civil society working together in 66 countries to…

OGP’s Participation and Co-creation Toolkit: From usual suspects to business as usual

Co-creation is at the heart of open government. An ongoing open dialogue between government and civil society is essential for good governance in the 21st century, to make governments more effective and efficient, less corrupt and more trusted. In short: to make government deliver better for the people.…

OGP Webinars

This year’s webinars appear first.  For prior webinars, see below. 2018 Webinars Webinar Title Date Link to Recording Supplementary Materials Open Data – How to publish with purpose May 11, 2018 Click here for recording Files on this link Using OGP to Advance Anti-Corruption Reforms May 11, 2018 Click…

Embracing Innovation in Government: Global Trends 2018 report

On 11 February 2018, OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría launched Embracing Innovation in Government: Global Trends 2018 at the World Government Summit in Dubai. The report was authored by the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI), in partnership with the UAE’s Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation…

Việt Nam’s corruption perceptions index improves

Việt Nam ranks 107th among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017 released by Transparency International on Thursday, a slight improvement from the two previous years. The country scored of 35 points out of 100 on the CPI 2017. The country scored 31 in…

Policy Brief: Improving Government Civil Society Interactions Within OGP

Civic engagement is at the heart of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). In signing the Open Government Declaration, OGP members commit to engaging citizens in the development, implementation, and monitoring of their National Action Plans. OGP’s Policy Brief contributes to the knowledge on how governments and civil society interact within its framework…

Policy Brief: Open Government is not an option but a way forward

In January 2018, Towards Transparency released its policy brief “Open Government is not an option but a way forward”. The document features the fact that Vietnam is currently non-eligible for OGP; however, it is not too far away for the country from  meeting the minimum eligibility criteria. In…
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