Transparency International Ukraine Asks International Community to Help Stop Repressions Against CSOs and Activists

A letter received this morning from colleagues at Transparency International Ukraine … And asking myself how are all these initiatives and measures supporting the commitments and aspirations towards and open government in Ukraine?! Government of Ukraine joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in September 2011, and by joining OGP, it has signed the Open Government

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How OGP influenced the debate around Open Data in Moldova and Romania

By Veronica Cretu and Bogdan Manolea (Romania) – full version accessible from http://codd.md/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/The-influence-of-the-Open-Government-Partnership-OGP-on-the-Open-Data-discussions.pdf Open Government Partnership (OGP) has certainly managed to build the momentum around Open Data initiatives in several OGP member countries around the globe. By having Governments produce national Action Plans on Open Government, Open Data may become one of the key priorities as

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Moldova’s second Action Plan on Open Government – or what does 2014 bring to us?!

Moldovan Government is one of the first and few Governments from the 63 Governments members of Open Government Partnership (OGP), to approve already the second Action Plan on Open Government, which is, in case of Moldova, an Action Plan for the year 2014. Note: Moldova joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in 2011 and with

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Veronica Cretu: ‘We need new ways of thinking’

“In an ideal scenario OGP member countries won’t be talking about separate action plans on Open Government in 5 to 10 years. Open Government principles and values should become part of the regular way of doing business.” – Veronica Cretu The imperative of individual government departments having a good understanding of open governance (OG) principles

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