The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a global multilateral initiative with the core objective of securing solid commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance, in partnership with civil society and the private sector.
Since its inception in 2011, more than 75 countries have joined the OGP. The Partnership is governed by a Steering Committee that is comprised of both government officials as well as civil society members. Each member country is required to publish a two-year action plan for their open government initiatives developed in consultation with civil society and interested citizens.
Canada has been an active OGP member since 2012; its first Action Plan covered the period of 2012-2014. Most recently, Canada stood as a candidate in the election of the new OGP Steering Committee members in 2017. Four steering committee seats were available, and 12 countries submitted their candidacy. Canada came first in the election, and assumes its seat on the Steering Committee in September, 2017.
Increasingly, the global open government community is looking to expand beyond opening up access to data and information, to also supporting more meaningful, dependable and honest dialogue between citizens and the governments that serve them.
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Submitted by Debra Marrelli on April 22, 2021 - 11:56 AM
I think it is amazing that Canada plays such a huge part in this organization.
Submitted by sean murray wall on November 13, 2019 - 10:23 PM
a partnership with all classes in our democracy is an equal rights standard for we all deserve employment dispite our differences. I have accumulated enough revenues to accommadate for our financial freedom. as you know this is a human rights case that implicates many including me as this is illigal implamentation and infringment causing mental unrest and frustration amoung the communities. Can we please come to an indirect negotiation as i have sufferd much and just wish for a simple, equal world where all are employed and have financial access to comfort and security. I know you hear me think as i am a telecelestial whom communicates through thoughts alone. my purpose in life is pave the way to a reformed world and your indirect manipulation is standing in the way as your beliefs are unclear as our communication is distorted. 100X(A/B) 100X(C/D) are my untouched media finacial data as i am primary share holder and indirect chairman of the board with no suitable employment and we all know. hhhhhhhhhhhhmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
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