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NI Open Government Network e-Bulletin – April 2018

17th April 2018
The April 2018 issue of the NIOGN e-Bulletin can be viewed here…
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OGN Letter: Matt Hancock MP Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

9th April 2018
Following last week’s announcement that data policy and governance was transferred to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the UK Open Government Network has written to The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. You can read the text of the letter below, or download a…
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Letter to Minister Dowden on progress with implementing the UK’s 2016-28 Action Plan commitments

26th February 2018
A letter was sent to Minister Oliver Dowden on 15th February to congratulate the government’s progress with implementing Commitment 6 of the 2016-18 National Action Plan on collecting and publishing more granular data on grantmaking in line with the 360Giving Standard. The letter on behalf of the Open Government Network was co-signed by 360Giving, NCVO…
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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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