Towards open Government

Former Irish Senator Niall Ó Brolcháin a researcher with the eGov unit at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics [1] in the National University of Ireland, Galway asks how sovereign Governments that were constituted in a bygone age can move into a new era that demands Openness and Transparency. In the early years of the eighteenth […]

How can Open Government Partnership members bridge the “Commitment-Indicator” Gap for greater Return on Investment?

Recent findings from analysis of the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) reports of #OGP members show increasing difficulty in linking the implementation of OGP commitments to concrete outcomes and impacts in government and society. A special study investigated how the international governance and socio-economic development indicators could underpin an approach for governments to track the overall […]