This special edition of the Open Government Guide focuses on how an open government approach can spur progress across the 17 Goals, including in improving public services an ultimately, in reducing poverty. Many OGP countries are already tackling these challenges by promoting transparency and accountability, empowering citizens and civil society, fighting corruption, and harnessing new technologies in their national action plans, examples of which are showcased here. Also
highlighted are illustrative commitments drawn from the Open
Government Guide for inclusion in future action plans. We invite government and civil society open government champions around the world to build on these ideas in the coming months with their own suggestions of open government policies that advance the SDGs.
The full document can be downloaded here.