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Tuesday, October 27 • 17:00 - 18:30
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The Open Government Guide; The OGP Explorer; The NAP Review Tool. What are they, and how can they support civil society to advocate for strong National Action Plans?

Civil society has a critical role to play in partnering with and challenging governments to deliver ambitious open government reforms. Over the past couple of years, OGP and partners have developed a number of tools and resources to support civil society and governments to produce strong action plans through an open and participatory process. 

This workshop will explore three of those tools, and how they can be used to advocate for strong National Action Plans:
  • Open Government Guide - which outlines practical, measurable, specific and actionable steps that governments can, and are, taking on open government. 
  • OGP Explorer - which provides easy access to the wealth of data that OGP has collected.
  • NAP Review Tool - which enables the objective and comparable analysis of National Action Plans from the perspective of civil society.
Come along to explore these tools, and develop ideas for new tools that could support civil society advocacy.

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Tania Sánchez Andrade

Open Gov Guide Coordinator, Transparency and Accountability Initiative
Tania has worked for over a decade as a practitioner and advocate in the field of transparency, access to information and accountability. Before her last assignment, as head of the international affairs department of the Mexican Federal Institute of Access to Information and Data Protection (IFAI), she was a consultant producing reports on access to information, networking, and knowledge management for the World Bank, the Organization of American... Read More →
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Tim Hughes

Open Government Programme Manager, Involve
Tim is Open Government Programme Manager at Involve and Coordinator of the UK Open Government Network - a coalition of transparency, participation and accountability reformers working on the OGP in the UK. | Tim has worked on the OGP for the past three years - coordinating civil society in the UK to engage with and challenge the government, and working with international civil society to strengthen advocacy on the OGP. | As well as working on... Read More →
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Nout van der Vaart

Program Associate Civil Society Engagement, Open Government Partnership
Nout has been a member of the Civil Society Engagement team of the Open Government Partnership since January 2013. Housed at the head office of Dutch development organisation Hivos in The Hague, he’s been working to support national civil society actors in OGP member countries to ensure that they are well-positioned to actively participate in and make use of OGP for achieving their open government objectives. Within OGP's civil society... Read More →

Tuesday October 27, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
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