News, events

07.11.2013 / New Commitment of the Republic of Armenia

New Commitment of the Republic of Armenia

Last week the OGP published a headline list of commitments that countries made at the London OGP Summit. Some of these commitments are new open government reforms that will be part of OGP action plans being developed over the coming months, and some are enhanced commitments from previous plans. Each country filled out a short template about their commitment which can be found below.

01.11.2013 / The Minister for the Cabinet Office replies to a letter from the Open Government Partnership civil society network

The Minister for the Cabinet Office replies to a letter from the Open Government Partnership civil society network

Open government isn’t an optional add-on or a “nice to have”, it is absolutely fundamental to a nation’s success in the 21st century. In the global race, it is a vital part of any country’s plan for prosperity.

31.10.2013 / OGP Opens Summit With Challenges, New Promises

OGP Opens Summit With Challenges, New Promises

The Open Government Partnership kicked off its second summit with more than 1,000 delegates gathered in London to share ideas and discuss national commitments.

31.10.2013 / Open Government Partnership should foster accountability and social justice

Open Government Partnership should foster accountability and social justice

David Cameron, the British prime minister, opened the event with an announcement that the UK would crack down on hidden company ownership – a move widely celebrated by transparency, anti-corruption and tax justice campaigners.

31.10.2013 / UK PM speech at Open Government Partnership 2013

UK PM speech at Open Government Partnership 2013

David Cameron announced plans to create a publicly accessible central registry of information on beneficial ownership.