Open Government Partnership
Open Government Partnership or OGP is an international organization promoting multilateral initiative and seeking strong commitments from participating government institutions to promote transparency, increase civic participation, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to make government more open, effective, and accountable. World leaders met at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel for the launching event on September 20, 2011.
Steering committees are composed of government (Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States) and civil society organization Africa Center for Open Governance (Kenya), Instituto de Estudos Socioeconômicos (Brazil), Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad (Mexico), International Budget Partnership (international), MKSS (India), National Security Archive (U.S.), Revenue Watch Institute (international), Transparency and Accountability Initiative (international), and Twaweza (Tanzania).
- "The Open Government Partnership". Retrieved 2011-09-24.
- "The Open Government Partnership: Making Government More Open, Effective, and Accountable". Retrieved 2011-09-24.
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