UK OpenGovernment

Civil Society Network

Activity around the UK

UK Open Gov

The UK Open Government Network collaborates with and challenges governments in the UK to develop and implement ambitious open government reforms through the UK’s membership of the Open Government Partnership.

NI Open Gov

The Northern Ireland Open Government Network is a loose alliance of civil society in Northern Ireland campaigning for more open, participatory and accountable government.


The public can understand the workings of their government


The public can influence the workings of their government


The public can hold their government to account for its actions

Latest updates


CSO Leadership Changes in the OGP Steering Committee | Open Government Partnership

25th June 2015 – No Comments

News on changes to the OGP civil society leadership, from the OGP blog: “OGP is growing up. At the end of the month, a dozen countries will complete new national action plans, adding to the more than 2,000 commitments already…


Gove comments indicate government plans to weaken FOI | Campaign for Freedom of Information

24th June 2015 – No Comments

The Campaign for Freedom of Information, an Open Government Network member, has expressed concern at yesterday’s Commons statement by the Justice Secretary Michael Gove saying that the government would “revisit” the Freedom of Information Act to ensure that civil servants’…


Enhancing Accountability through Open Government? Learning about and Leveraging OGP | Politics, Governance and Development

22nd June 2015 – No Comments

Brendan Halloran has posted some interesting reflections about OGP on his blog following last month’s Africa Regional Meeting. This section on civil society leveraging OGP particularly chimed with me: “Throughout the meeting in Tanzania, civil society members asked themselves the question: is…


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