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Driving action on the SDGs – UKSSD workshop

1st October 2018

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) tell us what the UK should be aspiring to by 2030. The UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development (UKSSD) ‘Measuring up’ report provides the low-down on the current state of play on the UK’s performance on the SDGs. It exposed a huge gap that needs to be bridged between the curernt…


What we heard: report of public discussion on future of openness in Scotland

13th September 2018

By Niamh Webster, Scottish Government. This article was originally posted here. We’re currently working to create a new plan for the government to commit to for the next two years. We wanted to hear from people across the country about the improvements they would like to see and hear their ideas on how the government…


Notes from OGN meeting with Minister Margot James | 5 September 2018

11th September 2018

On 5 September 2018, members of the Open Government Network’s steering committee met with Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and Creative Industries, to talk about open government in the UK and the development of the UK Open Government Action Plan 2018-20. This note of the meeting was produced by the OGN. Attendees Margot James…


Public consultation on draft UK Open Government Action Plan 2018-20 launched!

5th September 2018

.@margot_james_mp urges members of @OpenGovUK, civil society and the public to share their views as the Government develops its fourth National Action Plan for Open Government #OpenGov #HaveYourSay https://t.co/LBudrf8837 pic.twitter.com/3GygLvBQID — DCMS (@DCMS) September 5, 2018 Launched today, the draft UK National Action Plan for Open Government 2018-2020 is now open for public consultation. The…




What does Welsh civil society want from the next Open Government Action Plan?

2nd August 2018

Civil society manifesto  If you could get Welsh Government to do one thing to be more transparent or engaging, what would it be? This was the premise of an online consultation we ran to engage civil society on their suggestions for the next Welsh Open Government Action Plan. Following some great ideas online we’ve put…


Niamh Webster: Update on action plan development this summer – get involved!

11th July 2018

Update on action plan development this summer – get involved! A number of small events have been held to crowdsource ideas for Scotland’s second Open Government Action Plan, and we’ve got more lined up to continue this engagement. We’re trying to reach out to different networks and people across Scotland. We are working with civil…



Scotland Independent Review Report 2017 – For Public Comment

25th June 2018

In 2018, the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) published its assessment report for Scotland’s first action plan, prepared by the independent researcher, Andy McDevitt. It covers the full action plan implementation period of January 2017 through December 2017. The IRM findings are summarized as follows: Scotland showed strong institutional participation during co creation and implementation of…

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