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.