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NI Open Government Network e-Bulletin – February 2018

16th February 2018
  The February 2018 issue of the NIOGN e-Bulletin can be viewed here…  
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NIOGN Submission to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Inquiry ‘Devolution and democracy in Northern Ireland: dealing with the deficit’

24th January 2018
By David McBurney If an Executive cannot be restored, what options exist for restoring accountability and democracy in Northern Ireland? Are any of these models useful now or is a fresh approach required? Consociation – “the cooperation of different, especially antagonistic, social groups on the basis of shared power” – is difficult to achieve for…
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NIOGN presentation to CIPFA conference: How can organisations improve citizen engagement, to secure better policy outcomes and more empowered citizens?

24th January 2018
By David McBurney To view the presentation slides, please click here…
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NI Open Government Network e-Bulletin – June 2017

28th June 2017
The June 2017 issue of the NIOGN e-Bulletin can be viewed here.
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Webinar – The Sustainable Development Goals in the UK: priorities, processes, participation

21st June 2017
Graham Long from Newcastle University discusses the UK implementation process for the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the role of citizen participation. See Graham’s co-authored report on the 2030 Agenda here. This webinar is the second in a series from the UK-wide Open Government Pioneers Project. For those who missed it, our first webinar is…
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The Entrepreneurial Scientist and the Sustainable Development Goals

19th June 2017
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Webinar – Education toward Social Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4.7 through Inter-Sectoral Co-operation

19th June 2017
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are central to the United Nations’ 2030 agenda for sustainable Development. The 17 SDGs and 169 related targets take as their starting point that “eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.” A key aspect…
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Together 2030 – Perceptions survey on civil society and stakeholder engagement in voluntary national reviews and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

24th May 2017
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Webinar: Open Government and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

11th May 2017
This webinar is the first in a series from the UK-wide Open Government Pioneers Project. Craig Matasick from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) delivers a comprehensive and insightful webinar on the instrumental value of Open Government principles in implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Video: Open Policy-making at Democracy Day 2017 – Tim Hughes

9th May 2017
Open Policy-making: A new era for citizen engagement in NI The Northern Ireland Executive committed in November 2016 to pilot an open-policy making process as part of their participation in the Open Government Partnership. As part of Democracy Day at the MAC, a session hosted by the NI Open Government Network explored what open policy…
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