Wales Open Gov


Have your say on the future plans for the Open Government Network Wales

29th October 2018
Join us on Tuesday 20 November for an informal discussion over lunch on the future of the Open Government network in Wales. The Open Government Network Cymru/Wales (OGN Cymru/Wales) is a coalition of active citizens and civil society organisations who are committed to enhancing transparency, participation and accountability to make the Welsh Government work better…
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Participatory Budgeting in Wales: Lessons from the UK and Beyond (Webinar)

10th October 2018
On 27th September the Open Government Cymru network held a webinar on participatory budgeting. The webinar heard from four amazing speakers from Scotland, Portugal, Northern Ireland and Wales, who have all worked collaboratively with their local communities, local authorities and governments to help develop and deliver participatory budgeting (PB) projects that demonstrate the positive impact…
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Public Consultations for the State of Open Government Report

14th September 2018
The global Open Government Partnership (OGP) are excited to invite the open government community and general public to consultations for the State of Open Government Report, OGP’s first flagship report. These consultations are your chance to be heard about priority policy areas within OGP. Conversations will take place on September 19, 20, 24 and 25.…
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Participatory Budgeting in Wales: Lessons from the UK and Beyond

12th September 2018
Wednesday, 26 September 11:30-12:30pm Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/participatory-budgeting-in-wales-lessons-from-the-uk-and-beyond-tickets-49950903497 Wales is set to shortly produce its next Open Government Action Plan for the period 2018-20, as part of the Open Government initiative. As the Open Government Network in Wales we have called for more engaging communications and innovative opportunities for citizens to actively participate in decision making in…
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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…
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Openness in Wales: The Open Government Partnership

20th June 2018
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 IRM report on the UK’s Third National Action Plan was published, covering the UK’s progress up until the end of last year. So where…
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Have your say on the Wales Open Government Action Plan

18th June 2018
Do you have an idea for how government could be done differently in Wales? How it can be more accountable and transparent and work more effectively with people across the country? If yes, we want to hear your suggestions for the next Wales Open Government Action Plan 2018-2020. From Monday 18th June, you will be…
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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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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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Review the draft assessment of Sustainable Development Goal 16 in the UK

25th April 2018
Involve, as coordinator of the Open Government Network, is working with partners and members of the UKSSD network to review the UK’s performance against United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16) on Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Follow and intial phase of research, the draft text of the chapter on SDG16 is now open for…
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