Open Government Partnership Global Summit: Call For Civil Society Activists

Launched in 2011, the OGP is a multilateral initiative which currently brings together 69 member states, NGOs and representatives from civil society in a collegial governance. At the global level, OGP is committed to promoting the principles of open and transparent government through civic consultation and participation. As a forum for sharing best practices, OGP provides a platform that brings together, stimulates and expands the community of state reformers worldwide.

Propositions can adopt the following formats:

  • Roundtables: Panel on open government themes (up to 80 minutes).
  • Workshop: Hands-on workshop allowing the exchange of experiences around interactive activities (up to 80 minutes): project presentations, discussion around case studies…
  • Pitch: Short and dynamic intervention showcasing concrete examples of open government experiences (5 to 10 minutes)
  • External event: a system will be put in place to list and promote external events taking place all over France and worldwide as part of an “Open Government Week” (December 5 – 14) in conjunction with the Global Summit.

The provisional list of tracks in which proposals can be classified is:

  • Climate and sustainable development
  • Transparency, accountability and fight against corruption
  • Digital and development
  • Civic tech and participatory tools
  • Open data and Open resources
  • Public innovation
  • Open government for cities
  • Open parliament
  • Access to information
  • Fundamentals liberties and human rights
  • Implementation of open government
  • Regional focus and Francophonie

The deadline for submissions is July 20 2016.

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