On behalf of Open Government Partnership (OGP) Civil Society Multi-stakeholder Forum members, Peace & Justice Network (PJN) invite you to a consultative meeting “Open Government Partnership (OGP) – A Way Forward” as a part of concluding event of a Global Open Government Partnership Week which is being celebrated around the globe by all the member countries between May 7-11. During the meeting, the focus will be to evaluate Open Government Partnership (OGP) potential as to Accelerate Implementation of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and also chalking out a sustainable advocacy policy to coordinate with Political Parties during election year for Open Government.
Meeting Date: 15th May, 2018
Meeting Time: 2:30 pm till 4:00 pm
Meeting Venue: PJN Secretariat, House # 63B, Street 36, Sector E 11/3, Islamabad
Note: The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a multilateral initiative for securing concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, fight against corruption and strengthen governance through new technologies. The OGP introduces a domestic policy mechanism through which government and civil society establish an ongoing dialogue on the design, implementation and monitoring of the commitments. Government of Pakistan is committed to the principles of open government, accountability and transparency. After meeting the OGP’s membership eligibility criteria (achieved 15 of the 16 criteria) which cover areas such as budgetary transparency, access to information, asset disclosure and a law being in place for asset disclosure by public officials, the Government of Pakistan initiated the joining process of OGP with the approval of Cabinet and the Finance Minister handed over Pakistan’s Letter of Intent to join OGP to the French President Francois Hollande during the fourth biennial OGP Global Summit held in Paris 7-9 December 2016.