In December of 2016, the Federal Republic of Germany joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP), an international initiative that seeks to reshape the relationship between governments and citizens by promoting transparency, civic participation, and the use of new technologies. This way Germany joins 74 other nations who have signed onto this initiative and its inception marks an important opportunity to further the open government agenda in the country. Will Germany’s inclusion in the OGP shake the foundations of policymaking in the country? Which commitments can we expect in the first 2-year cycle? Which areas of Open Government have more potential for growth in the longer term? And looking at the world more broadly, what is the fate of openness amidst the current wave of nationalist containment?
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Please register online: https://www.hertie-school.org/en/2017-05-15-open-government/
05/15/2017 18:00 - 05/15/2017 19:30
Hertie School of Governance
Forum, 1st floor
all interested persons
Information technology, Politics, Social studies
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Presentation / colloquium / lecture, Seminar / workshop / discussion
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URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event57436
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