Category Archives: General

More Analysis on the US OGP Experience

OpenTheGovernment.org has organized all its OGP analysis and reflection here. You can also subscribe to the RSS feed to get all OGP-related analysis directly in your inbox!

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Another Resource for Examples and Experiences

OGPractices.org hosts the OGP experiences of five Eastern Partnership countries and Russia. The site will be consistently update with the OGP successes, challenges, recommendations, and experiences in these countries in both Russian and English. Check it out here.

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US Government Publishes Self-Assessment

On March 29th, the US Government released its first self-assessment on its implementation of commitments in the National Action Plan. A summary and the plan itself can be viewed here. OpenTheGovernment.org is highlighting differences between the civil society and government … Continue reading

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Civil Society Report – One Small Step for Open Government: Evaluation Finds US Government Met Most of its 2011 Commitments

The US met most of its 2011 commitments to make the government more open and accountable according to an unprecedented evaluation of the US’ efforts to implement its first National Action Plan. President Obama presented the US’s commitments at the launch of … Continue reading

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Share Your Open Government Ideas with the White House

The White House will release its self-assessment for the Open Government Partnership this spring. The administration is seeking public input as they reflect upon the successes and challenges of the implementation of the first National Action Plan. The deadline for … Continue reading

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More on Our Experience on the OGP Blog

In case you missed it, the United States civil society experience is featured at the Open Government Partnership blog. There, OpenTheGovernment.org’s Patrice McDermott and the Open Forum Foundation’s Wayne Burke give an overview of the evaluation experience–the good, the bad, … Continue reading

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Evaluating What a Difference a Year Makes: US Participation in the Open Government Partnership

  Early February, OpenTheGovernment.org will release a report on whether and how well the Obama Administration has carried out the National Action Plan (Plan) it submitted as a part of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). For those of you who … Continue reading

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Meeting on Draft Evaluation Criteria

On October 18th, the civil society teams met with the coordinating administration officials to discuss the draft version of the civil society evaluation. The meeting allowed civil society to better clarify the distinction between the commitments of the National Action … Continue reading

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Presidential Policy Directive Supports Whistleblowers, Good Sign for Open and Accountable Government

Yesterday the White House took a significant step towards fostering open and accountable government and fulfilling the promise of the Open Government Partnership by issuing a historic Presidential Policy Directive on Whistleblower Protections. The Open Government Partnership is an international … Continue reading

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Progress Report on the US National Action Plan

To mark the anniversary of the release of the Open Government Partnership US National Action Plan, OpenTheGovernment.org and a team of organizations released a progress report on the steps the Administration’s implementation of the report. On September 20, 2011, the … Continue reading

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