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National Action Plan priority: Moving forward the global agenda on openness and transparency

28th January 2013 – News, United Kingdom

Where: The Open Data Institute When: 24 January 2013 Introduction On 15 November, members of the Cabinet Office Transparency Team and the civil society network met to scope out the areas of the UK’s next open government National Action Plan. Four areas were identified based on the UK Government’s priorities and the civil society network’s…

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The global agenda

21st January 2013 – Meeting notes, News, United Kingdom

This Thursday (24 January), the UK OGP civil society network and Cabinet Office Transparency Team will be holding the fourth and final session in the series on the content of the UK’s next open government National Action Plan. The session will take place at the Open Data Institute and will be on the priority area of: “Moving forward the global…

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National Action Plan priority: Anti-corruption

11th January 2013 – News, United Kingdom

Where: The Open Data Institute When: 10 January 2013 Introduction On 15 November, members of the Cabinet Office Transparency Team and the civil society network met to scope out the areas of the UK’s next open government National Action Plan. Four areas were identified based on the UK Government’s priorities and the civil society network’s…

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Prime Minister’s letter to G8 leaders

10th January 2013 – News, United Kingdom

The Prime Minister has recently written to G8 leaders on his plans for the G8 Presidency. His letter references several initiatives and policies relevant to the work of the UK Open Government Partnership and, significantly, signals a change in position on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. Here is the full text taken from GOV.UK: “As the…

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Anti-corruption

7th January 2013 – Meeting notes, News, United Kingdom

This Thursday (10 January), the UK OGP civil society network and Cabinet Office Transparency Team will be holding the third session in the series on the content of the UK’s next open government National Action Plan. The session will take place at the (newly launched) Open Data Institute and will be on the priority area of: “Anti-corruption”. More details on…

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Planning meeting between civil society network coordinators and Cabinet Office Transparency Team | 20 December

21st December 2012 – Meeting notes, News, United Kingdom

On 20 December 2012, Sophia Oliver and Ilaria Miller (Cabinet Office Transparency Team), and Simon Burall and Tim Hughes (Involve, coordinators of the civil society network), met to plan the next steps of the joint development of the UK’s open government National Action Plan. Developing the interim National Action Plan Our discussion primarily focused on…

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National Action Plan priority: Extending the principles of openness and transparency

17th December 2012 – News, United Kingdom

Where: The Open Data Institute When: 29 November 2012 Introduction On 15 November, members of the Cabinet Office Transparency Team and the civil society network met to scope out the areas of the UK’s next open government National Action Plan. Four areas were identified based on the UK Government’s priorities and the civil society network’s…

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A Game of Two Halves: Better engagement on open government | Alan Hudson, ONE

6th December 2012 – News, Points of View, United Kingdom

On the 5th December 2012, the UK Government – in its role as co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) – organised a Peer Exchange meeting for representatives of participating countries. The opening panel saw government and civil society representatives from Indonesia (the other co-chair of OGP), Mexico, Tanzania and the UK share their stories…

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UK share revised co-chair vision

6th December 2012 – News, United Kingdom

Back in September when the UK became lead co-chair of the Open Government Partnership they released a draft ‘co-chair vision‘. We started by gathering comments on the strategy through an online document, and through the recent Open Policy Making process with the OGP team from Cabinet Office, have input into a revised co-chair vision published…

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Extending the principles of openness and transparency

5th December 2012 – Meeting notes, News, United Kingdom

Next Thursday (13 December, 1230-1400), the UK OGP civil society network and Cabinet Office Transparency Team will be holding the second session in the series on the content of the UK’s next open government National Action Plan. The session will take place at the (newly launched) Open Data Institute and will be on the priority…

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