Wales Open Gov

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 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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Youth Cymru – Mid Project Report March 2018

14th March 2018
Open Government Network Wales After putting out a call for applicants for equalities engagement projects around Open Government, the Well-being Goals and the Global Goals, Interlink RCT, Diverse Cymru and Youth Cymru were successful and will run their projects between Oct 2017 and June 2018. Below you will find Youth Cymru’s Mid Term report.  …
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Re-imagine democracy with us online  —  social kit

12th March 2018
Imagine a country where decisions are honestly made, transparent and accountable, where outcomes cannot be bought or manipulated and where policy-making processes enhance democratic participation and connection. This Thursday, Open Government Networks across the UK will be coming together to host the Re-imagine Democracy conference. We want you to join us in the discussions as together we…
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5th OGP Global Summit

28th February 2018
As lead co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), Georgia will host the 5th OGP Global Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia, on July 17-19, 2018. Representatives from more than 70 countries — heads of state and governments, ministers, public servants, members of parliament, local authorities, civil society representatives, international foundations, researchers, academia and journalists — will…
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Re-imagine Democracy Conference

22nd January 2018
Where: The Mac, Exchange Street, Belfast, BT1 2LS Access social media kit When: 9.45am – 4.30pm Thurs 15 March 2018 Registration: REGISTER FOR FREE* (See Privacy statement below) (Venue Accessibility Info) THIS EVENT HAS NOW PASSED. YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDING OF THE WHOLE EVENT ON YOUTUBE HERE!   Imagine a country where decisions are…
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