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Time to open up the open government movement

It’s now eight months since the UK’s Open Government Partnership (OGP) 2013-15 National Action Plan was launched at the London OGP Summit. Over the 12 months before its launch, the action plan was developed collaboratively…

“What can OGP do for me?”

We know that the Open Government Partnership is a powerful tool to implement national-level change. Brazil enacted its Freedom of Information Law thanks to OGP...

Testing the boundaries of OGP

Are governments most likely to reform before joining an international initiative or once they have joined it?

What's In A Name?

We at Omidyar Network have long advocated the merits of opening government data. Its potential to strengthen governance, drive economic growth, and build trust is attractive for those of us working to improve the relationships…

Grant to The One Campaign Follows the Money

Omidyar Network is pleased to announce a three-year grant of up to $3m to The ONE Campaign to build the policy, advocacy and campaigning infrastructure for a global campaign on transparency and accountability.

The Magic in the Room: How the Open Government Partnership can inspire…

My OGP story began in September 2010 when President Obama delivered a speech at the UN calling for countries to make bold commitments to open up government, fight corruption and boost transparency.

Let’s admit it: open government is political

Ahead of speaking at next week's Open Up event, Nanjira Sambuli explores the political dimensions of open government.

Now is the time for more openness, not less

A faltering movement?It would be somewhat of an understatement to say that 2016 has been a tumultuous year for global politics and for the open government movement. We are seeing a resurgence in nationalist and isolationist…

A New Era for Investigative Journalism | Why We Invested: International…

Learn why we invested in the work of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

Protecting the World’s Investigative Journalists | Why We Invested: Reporters…

In these increasingly urgent times for press freedom worldwide, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) serves a critical role in the global press freedom landscape. This 30-year old Paris-based organization maintains some of the…
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