Scot Open Gov


Opening up government: Let’s make Scotland work for you! (Glasgow)

11th July 2018
Join us in Glasgow for the latest in our programme of events across the country! We’ll be discussing open government and the current work the Scottish Government is doing with the public and civil society. This is your chance to help shape the future direction of openness, transparency and participation. **Register Today** We want to…
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Opening up government: Let’s make Scotland work for you! (Inverness)

11th July 2018
Join us in Inverness for the latest in our programme of events across the country! We’ll be discussing open government and the current work the Scottish Government is doing with the public and civil society. This is your chance to help shape the future direction of openness, transparency and participation. **Register today** We want to…
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Opening up government: Let’s make Scotland work for you! (Dundee)

11th July 2018
Join us in Dundee for the latest in our programme of events across the country! We’ll be discussing open government and the current work the Scottish Government is doing with the public and civil society. This is your chance to help shape the future direction of openness, transparency and participation. **Register today** We want to…
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Opening up government: Let’s make Scotland work for you! (Edinburgh)

11th July 2018
Join us in Edinburgh for the final event of our engagement across the country! We’ll be discussing open government and the current work the Scottish Government is doing with the public and civil society. This is your chance to help shape the future direction of openness, transparency and participation. **Register Today** We want to hear…
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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…
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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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The UK’s Third NAP Mid-Term Report: Events, Evolution and (Un)evenness

15th June 2018
Ben Worthy is the UK IRM and an academic at Birkbeck College, University of London. You can read the full IRM report here. You can also come along to hear Ben in conversation with his Australian equivalent in London on the 12th July.   This week my mid-term IRM report on the UK’s Third National…
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Let’s make Scotland work for you! Have your say on Scotland’s Open Government Action Plan

25th May 2018
Do you want to help transform government? Imagine a country where citizens and governments come together to solve the most pressing challenges we face; where the decision making process is transparent and accountable, and where you have a real say in the policies and services that shape your life. Whether you would like more opportunities…
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We are moving! A New Online Platform for the Open Government Networks

25th May 2018
The Open Government Networks are moving to a new online platform. Over the last week, we have been inviting members of the Open Government Networks to move to the new online platform run by Discourse.org. All you need to do is sign up and ‘join’ at least one of the network ‘groups’ to receive updates…
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Let’s make Scotland work for you! Help Shape Scotland’s next OpenGov Action Plan (Glasgow)

25th May 2018
Do you want to transform Government? Governments use public money to shape the society we live in. The decisions they take impact on the day to day quality of life that we enjoy. Open governments do not just allow us to see what decisions are made, they allow us to take part in shaping them…
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