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Bringing Open Government to Local Governments

29th January 2018 – News, United Kingdom

Last week, the Open Government Network was in Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds to talk with local residents and civil society organisations about the problems they face, and reforms they feel are needed, to bring about more open government in the UK. Our workshops with people around England, and complemented in the devolved nations by our…


Next phase of Open Local Government Project underway!

20th July 2022 – News, Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Open Government Network (NIOGN) is pleased that the second phase of the Open Local Government Project is underway. The Open Local Government project is about making local improvements to transparency, accountability and participation so that local services are more responsive to people’s needs and priorities, and to encourage a better relationship between local…


Funding announcement: Open Government – Creating Local Action Hubs

4th May 2021 – News, Northern Ireland

Written by Lucy Keown, NI Open Government Network Co-ordinator We are pleased to announce that the Northern Ireland Open Government Network (NIOGN) has received a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund’s Great Ideas Fund, which has been made possible thanks to National Lottery players. Our project, ‘Open Government – Creating Local Action Hubs’, will…


TICTeC Local 2019

4th October 2019 –

A mySociety event. Register here Exploring the Civic Tech that transforms local communities TICTeC Local is the annual conference from mySociety that focuses directly on the use of Civic Tech in local communities. What are the digital innovations that are helping local communities and local government to foster citizen engagement, drive efficiency, and combat social…


Discussions on developing participation in local government

1st December 2018 – Points of View, United Kingdom

Many open government innovations and reforms across the world happen at the local level – a level that is much closer to the citizen and is critical in delivering public services. Recognising this, the OGP Local Program aims at harnessing the innovation and momentum demonstrated by local governments and civil society partners across the world.…


Reflections from the first TICTeC Local

9th November 2018 – News, United Kingdom

TICTeC has gone local. This week in Manchester, the most important global conference for the understanding of civic technology brought together representatives from civic tech, local authorities and social impact organisations to discuss big, transformative ideas that focus on where and how civic tech connects with and impacts local government. The first TICTeC Local showcased…


OGPx – Going Local for Global Impact | Open Government Partnership

28th October 2015 – Points of View, Uncategorised, United Kingdom

A particular focus for a number of us who have made the trip over to Mexico City for the OGP Global Summit is how the OGP can be deepened to involve subnational governments and civil society. Indeed, tomorrow we’re hosting a session on “Taking OGP Subnational”, with participants including Colm Burns (Chair of the Northern…


Local democracy for everyone: Open local government

12th February 2015 – Meeting notes, United Kingdom

On Saturday 7th February, the UK Open Government Network hosted a session on open local government at “Local democracy for everyone: We’re not in Westminster anymore”. The UK Open Government Network is a group of organisations and individuals committed to making government work better for people through increased transparency, participation and accountability. The network collaborates…


Read out from the UK Multi-Stakeholder Forum | Wednesday 24th January 2024

16th April 2024 – event, News

Multi-stakeholder Forum Read-out Wednesday 24th January 2024 Aim of the meeting The aim of this Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF) was to review the monitoring and implementation of the Fifth National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP5) and co-creation of the Sixth National Action Plan for Open Government (NAP6). It included an announcement on the NAP5 final…


UK Multi-Stakeholder Forum Read-out – 18th October 2023

24th November 2023 – event, Meeting notes, NAP5, NAP6, News, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Uncategorised, United Kingdom, Wales

The Multi-Stakeholder Forum is a regular meeting which takes place between between government and civil society. It leads the open government process within a country. The read out (produced by government) is below and the accompanying slide deck can be downloaded here. Aim of the meeting The aim of this Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF) was to…