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17.04.2012 / Remarks from Warren Krafchik-Co-Chair OGP during the OGP Annual meeting in Brazil

Remarks from Warren Krafchik-Co-Chair OGP during the OGP Annual meeting in Brazil

Distinguished participants – I am honored to be here. Last year, I was sitting next to a woman – let’s call her Lydia – on a bus ride through rural Uganda when, suddenly, she called out: “Look at that school. It has a new roof now because the community complained about the previous one.” Several miles later, she cried out again, “Now look at this bridge! The public contractors used an inferior cement mix.” I asked her if she was from the...

07.02.2012 / Armenia’s MFA hosts Open Government Partnership first session

Armenia’s MFA hosts Open Government Partnership first session

On February 7, 2012 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia hosted the first session of the Armenian Action Plan Working Group within the framework of the Open Government Partnership initiative.

28.11.2011 / Three Countries Join OGP; Disclosure Policy Criticized

Three Countries Join OGP; Disclosure Policy Criticized

Armenia, Demark and Paraguay have joined the Open Government Partnership, bringing OGP membership to 49. Their commitments come as the OGP prepares for a meeting in Brazil Dec. 7-8 and as comments arrive on the organization’s proposed disclosure policy.