The Open Government Partnership: what are the challenges and opportunities for New Zealand?
Keywords:Open Government Partnership (OGP), Better Public Services programme, public services and integrity, corporate accountability, management of public resources, progress reports and action plans across the OGP nations, transparency in public data, ratification of United Nations Convention on Corruption (UNCAC), Official Information Act
In November 2013 New Zealand signed up to the Open Government Partnership (OGP), which was established in 2011 and comprises 63 nations. The OGP operates as a partnership on two levels: nationally, as a partnership between governments and civil society organisations to effect reforms in various areas; and internationally between nations sharing ideas and good practice and collaborating in areas of transparency, integrity and public safety.
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