Tag: Open Government Action Plan

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Freedom of Information (20 Jul 2015)

We are committed to being the most transparent Government in the world. To deliver that goal we are opening up government to citizens by making it easier to access information and increase the volume available, with a record 20,000 datasets

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France launches first OGP action plan

Yesterday, France launched its first Open Government Partnership (OGP) action plan in Paris. Publish What You Fund welcomes the plan and is pleased to see that the document contains commitments for France’s development cooperation to become more transparent (see Commitment

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Validating Liberia’s Open Government Partnership National Action Plan

By: Meghan Schneider, Accountability Lab Liberia Summer Design Resident. This blog post was originally published by Open Government Partnership. On June 12, 2015 the Republic of Liberia convened a Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum to Validate the Open Government Partnership Action Plan

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U.S. Civil Society Groups release model National Open Government Action Plan

This is the week for seeking feedback on open government in the United States. 4 days ago, the White House published a collaborative online document that digitized the notes from an open government workshop held during Sunshine Week in March.

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A New Front Door for the FOIA Request Process

By Nick Sinai Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow On his first day in office back in 2009, President Obama emphasized the importance of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as part of a national commitment to open government. Over

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