Scot Open Gov


Webinar: Open Government and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

11th May 2017
This webinar is the first in a series from the UK-wide Open Government Pioneers Project. Craig Matasick from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) delivers a comprehensive and insightful webinar on the instrumental value of Open Government principles in implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Open Government Partnership Scotland meeting – Livestream

10th May 2017
The meeting took place on Tuesday 9th May 2017 at 1oam in the George Mackay Brown Library, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh with around 20 participants from government and civil society backgrounds. The purpose of this meeting was to assess progress against the commitments so far and plan how we take forward delivery of the commitments for…
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Open Government Pioneers Project UK – application documentation for reference

4th May 2017
Presented here are the application documents sent to the Big Lottery Fund UK by core partners of the Open Government Pioneers UK Project. More up to date and more extensive information is available at the Project Wiki. So the information below is primarily useful if you want to scrutinise the project funding by Big Lottery Fund…
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Webinar – Open Government and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

26th April 2017
This webinar is the first in a series from the UK-wide Open Government Pioneers Project which will provide an introduction to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Craig Matasick from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will explore the instrumental value of Open Government principles and methods in the implementation of the UN…
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Opengovpioneers Live

6th March 2017
  This is the livestreaming page and video archive for the open government pioneers UK livestreams and webcasts. Open video list in new window
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Blog by Paul Bradley: It’s about time people were involved in government budget setting

28th February 2017
Originally posted on SCVO website Written by Paul Bradley, SCVO. It’s about time people were involved in government budget setting Last week, the Scottish Budget was passed by Parliament. Last-ditch deals were made to secure support for the bill and compromises prevented gridlock. Many conversations between political parties were taking place over how Scotland’s money…
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Agenda For Pioneering Open Government – Common Weal (Scotland)

15th February 2017
A Common Weal contribution to the Open Government Programme November 2016 Author: Dr Ben Simmons is a writer and campaigner for Open Government and Basic Income in Scotland. This short paper is drawn from Common Weal’s previous policy work, from the citizen participation sessions that we held and from an online consultation process organised via…
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Gathering events, Glasgow: OGP network and OGP policy events for Scotland – and will be livestreamed here!

13th January 2017
Feb 22nd 11.30 – 12.30 Discover new opportunities with the Open Government Partnership Want to join a growing international movement for greater government accountability and transparency? Interested in discovering new opportunities to influence Scottish Government decision making? Then come along to SCVOs Open Government Partnership (OGP) networking event and see how you can get involved.…
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Open Government Pioneers Project UK Wiki

11th January 2017
Use the Open Government Pioneers Project UK Wiki to engage with the plans to build the capacity of civil society and citizens across the UK to use open government approaches to progress the Sustainable Development Goals. https://opengovpioneers.miraheze.org
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Can Open Government Help Heal Divided Societies? – A Blog from the OGP Summit

21st December 2016
More than 3,000 people gathered in Paris from 7-9th December for the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit 2016 hosted by the Government of France. Over the 3 days there were dozens of workshops, pitches and panel discussions on themes ranging from transparency, accountability and anti-corruption to climate and sustainable development, the digital commons and…
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