Spotlight: Opening Government

As part of the recently-announced, Open Government Partnership, a new multinational initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance, the US has committed itself to consulting with the public and civil society organizations on the development of an Action Plan. The plan will be unveiled in September during this year’s United Nations General Assembly.

OpenTheGovernment.org is working with our partners, other civil society organizations, and the public  to influence the direction of the plan. Let us know what you think.

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