Is Open Data a Good Idea for the Open Government Partnership?

As we’ve blogged before, Global Integrity is working to promote the new Open Government Partnership by serving as the OGP’s Networking Mechanism, which aims to connect aspiring OGP governments with providers of open government expertise (whether governments, civil society organizations, or private companies) to help those aspiring governments develop innovative, “stretch” open government commitments. An…

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Getting Involved with the Open Government Partnership’s Networking Mechanism

Editor's Note: This post is a verbatim transcript of a mass email sent out today inviting governments, civil society, private firms, and others with expertise in open government to participate in the Open Government Partnership's Networking Mechanism. Please repost and spread the word liberally…this is an open and non-exclusive invitation to become engaged. To recieve…

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Of Billboards, Bribes and Budapest Buses: a Story About Hungarian Political Finance

In this new story of The Corruption Notebooks series, Hungarian reporter Peter Murphy narrates how corruption became a battleground issue during the 2010 elections, and political financing mechanisms behind election campaigns are widely believed to be responsible for much of the corruption in Hungary. Read the story. The Corruption Notebooks is part of the Global…

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Call for Journalists: Stories on Strengthening Compliance with the Law at the Local Level

Global Integrity and CIPE are seeking to commission local governance stories from journalists around the world. Stories should focus on efforts by governments and citizens to strengthen the enforcement and implementation of good governance laws that, for example, improve accountability and foster a better business environment at the local level. We are fundamentally interested in…

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