Tag: OPEN GOVERNMENT
Kosovo needs to amend its public-information law to increase the amount of government data available to its citizens online, according to this Riinvest Institute policy brief.
Open Government, Engaged Citizens: A Learn and Show Initiative to Make Open Government Partnership Work
Organized by the Institute for Democracy and Mediation, the first “Western Balkans OGP Dialogue” in September is expected to draw hundreds of international participants for a two-day event focusing on effective initiatives to further open government in the region.
This Centre for Policy Making and Research paper reviews the institutional set up of the public accountability system in Macedonia, reviews the current challenges and needs for improvements, and assesses the level of awareness of citizens of different mechanisms for holding government accountable.
The Macedonian government needs to better publicize and track the use of an online portal intended to make the process of lawmaking more transparent, according to a Center for Public Policy Research analysis conducted as part of a PASOS project to support open government.
A strong majority of Albanians hold an expectation that their government should conduct its work in an open and transparent manner, according to the results of an Institute for Democracy and Mediation poll conducted as part of a PASOS project.
Reforming the judicial system should be the top priority of those advocating for more transparent governments, according to a former Romanian Justice Minster who spoke at PASOS’ annual international conference in Brussels October 17.
Dolar Vasani, an independent consultant and the author of 15 country articles on the OGP consultation processes, looks at the status of the OGP in Croatia in this report.