Posts tagged open government
Hubs: The 21st Century Public Square

Have you ever wondered what exactly is a “hub”?

What do hubs accomplish? Why is the number of hubs rapidly growing more and more worldwide these days?

And, how can open government reformers leverage hubs to bring new stakeholders to engage in these issues?

For answers to all these questions, check out this 5 minute Lightning Talk recording.

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Some Top 10 Takeaways from Tbilisi

Over 2,000 advocates from nearly 100 countries convened in beautiful Tbilisi, Georgia in July for a hectic week at the Global Summit of Open Government Partnership to explore how we can collectively enhance the global work of open government.

So, what did we learn in the process? Read on to find out.

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Oct, Nov, and Dec ICYMI Roundups

Short takeaways from our key events in October, November, and December. 

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What is the Cost of Open Government?

On November 14, we convened Hub members and friends to discuss the recent report by Results for Development, Priceless? A New Way to Estimate the Cost of Opening Government. The presentation and ensuing rich discussion reflected on the state of the open government. It captured some of the key fault lines of debate and agreement/disagreement about the accomplishments and needs of this still relatively nascent field.

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5 Insights on How China Lifted 800 Million People out of Poverty

After a bit of a summer break, things are back in full swing here at the Open Gov Hub!

We're looking forward to many things this fall, including an impressive lineup of events this season, kicking off this Thursday, September 14th with How China Escaped the Poverty Trap: Exploring the Relationship between Governance and Economic Development.

Here are 5 reasons why we are especially looking forward to this week's special book talk and panel event.

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Seeking Global Lessons for US Democracy

Some current challenges to American democracy are unprecedented, and require a collaborative and globally contextualized effort to understand risks and help prevent the erosion of foundational democratic norms and values.

This is why Global Integrity, the Sunlight Foundation and the Open Gov Hub recently convened a small, diverse group of US and international democracy experts to brainstorm how to best help provide relevant international experiences to strengthen the critical efforts of American democracy advocates.

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