Open Government Partnership

  • Open Government Partnership Regional Meeting 2022- Rome reflections

    5th December 2022 by

    This is a blog from our Head of Open Government, Doreen Grove, reflecting on the recent Open Government Partnership Regional meeting in Rome. For the first time since Covid 19 came into our lives, the Open Government Partnership (OGP) has held face to face meetings. This year there was a meeting for the Americas, for…

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  • Let’s recap

    3rd November 2022 by

    We’re going back to basics on the blog today. Let’s revisit what do we mean when we talk about Open Government, and what has been achieved so far in Scotland? Open Government basics When we talk about ‘Open Government’, what we mean by that is making the work of government and decision makers more accessible,…

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  • Causing ‘Good Trouble’ in democracy | Open Government Partnership Youth Town Hall conversations

    15th August 2022 by

    Attending the online Open Government Partnership (OGP) Youth Strategy Town Hall session last month was an insightful opportunity to hear directly from young people around the world as to what they want to see from their governments in the coming years. Often considered a harder to reach audience in gaining views on government, this conversation…

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  • Chatting open government with Obama

    15th April 2019 by

    Our Niamh Webster from the Open Government Team shares her experience from her nomination to attend the Obama town hall Europe in Berlin – and meeting Barack Obama. Watch the event recording here  I’ve just spent a sunny weekend in Berlin being star struck and making new friends across the continent at the Obama town…

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  • What we heard: report of public discussion on future of openness

    10th September 2018 by

    Read the ideas and key themes from public discussion events and engagement. We’re currently working to create a new plan for the government to commit to for the next two years. We wanted to hear from people across the country about the improvements they would like to see and hear their ideas on how the…

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