At the beginning of his term, President Obama charged the government with ushering in a new era of accessibility and transparency in American politics with the Open Government Directive. And now, as a result of this program’s success, the Open Government Partnership has been launched — it is a global effort to raise government accountability around the world. Some countries (like Brazil, Norway, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States) have already delivered their commitments to participate.
- The Open Government Partnership pledge
- How Open Government encourages citizen engagement
- The innovation potential of Open Government