Innovating Government on a Global Stage
This special supplement includes nine articles produced for the Open Government Partnership. OGP is a new effort to foster greater transparency and accountability, improve governance, and increase civic engagement worldwide.
The Open Government Partnership seeks to build more transparent, effective, and accountable governments that empower citizens and respond to their democratic aspirations.
The US Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights explains why OGP breaks the mold of international engagement.
The OGP partnership with Brazil represents a global challenge for government and civil society stakeholders to advance the concept of 21st-century democracy.
What does it mean for civil society to have a seat—and an equal voice—at OGP’s table?
Francis Maude, the UK minister responsible for public transparency, and Simon Burall, a British civil society leader, discuss the potential impacts of OGP in the UK.
Matthias Chikawe, Justice Minister of Tanzania, and Rakesh Rajani, a Tanzanian civil society leader, discuss the potential impacts of OGP in Tanzania.
OGP is energizing the global open government discussion, while developing new norms and standards—something donors should support.
India’s absence from OGP underscores the larger challenges of harnessing international networks to support domestic activism.
The establishment of OGP suggests the emergence of a new norm for governance, based on transparency and collaboration.
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