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NAP 5 – Open Health – Wk 2 – Read out

8th June 2021 – NAP5, United Kingdom

As part of the co-creation process of the UK’s fifth National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP5), thematic areas agreed to during the Multistakeholder Forum in March 2021 have been turned into biweekly Working Groups. These Working Groups bring together government policy leads and civil society, and are charged with developing commitments for inclusion in…

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NAP 5 – Open Justice – Wk 2 – Read out

8th June 2021 – NAP5, United Kingdom

As part of the co-creation process of the UK’s fifth National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP5), thematic areas agreed to during the Multistakeholder Forum in March 2021 have been turned into biweekly Working Groups. These Working Groups bring together government policy leads and civil society, and are charged with developing commitments for inclusion in…

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NAP 5 – Open Contracting – Wk 2 – Read out

8th June 2021 – NAP5, United Kingdom

As part of the co-creation process of the UK’s fifth National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP5), thematic areas agreed to during the Multistakeholder Forum in March 2021 have been turned into biweekly Working Groups. These Working Groups bring together government policy leads and civil society, and are charged with developing commitments for inclusion in…

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Register for Open Local Government Workshops

4th June 2021 – News, Northern Ireland

Open Local Government is a new project from NIOGN, which will see us run a series of workshops across NI. The purpose of the project is to boost the health and effectiveness of local democracy by breaking down barriers to transparency, accountability and participation. Is there something in your local community that would benefit from…

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NAP 5 – Open Justice – Wk 1 – Read out

18th May 2021 – NAP5, United Kingdom

As part of the co-creation process of the UK’s fifth National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP5), thematic areas agreed to during the Multistakeholder Forum in March 2021 have been turned into biweekly Working Groups. These Working Groups bring together government policy leads and civil society, and are charged with developing commitments for inclusion in…

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NAP 5 – Open Health – Wk 1 – Read out

18th May 2021 – NAP5, United Kingdom

As part of the co-creation process of the UK’s fifth National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP5), thematic areas agreed to during the Multistakeholder Forum in March 2021 have been turned into biweekly Working Groups. These Working Groups bring together government policy leads and civil society, and are charged with developing commitments for inclusion in…

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NAP 5 – Open Contracting – Wk 1 – Read out

18th May 2021 – NAP5

As part of the co-creation process of the UK’s fifth National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP5), thematic areas agreed to during the Multistakeholder Forum in March 2021 have been turned into biweekly Working Groups. These Working Groups bring together government policy leads and civil society, and are charged with developing commitments for inclusion in…

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Funding announcement: Open Government – Creating Local Action Hubs

4th May 2021 – News, Northern Ireland

Written by Lucy Keown, NI Open Government Network Co-ordinator We are pleased to announce that the Northern Ireland Open Government Network (NIOGN) has received a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund’s Great Ideas Fund, which has been made possible thanks to National Lottery players. Our project, ‘Open Government – Creating Local Action Hubs’, will…

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Civil society urged to join groups on government transparency.

29th April 2021 – News, Uncategorised, United Kingdom

“THIS IS AN OPEN GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY” Civil society urged to join groups on government transparency. For immediate release – 29th April 2021 Representatives from civil society are being urged to sign up for a series of workshops beginning on Wednesday May 5th to make the government more accountable, transparent and participatory. The nine workshops, organised…

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Minister Responds to Civil Society Concerns

15th March 2021 – News

The Parliamentary Secretary of the Cabinet Office, Julia Lopez MP, has responded to civil society organisations who expressed their concern in a joint-letter following the news the UK had been placed ‘under review’ by the Open Government Partnership. In the reply letter, Minister Lopez says she ‘understands’ the concerns of the Open Government Network but…

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