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OGP consultations underway

By Steven | August 4, 2016

If you are interested in transparency issues, then there’s a brief but significant chance for you to have some effect on government. The government has to draw up its action plan for open government under the Open Government Partnership by October. That plan is supposed to include commitments that improve transparency, accountability and public participation in government decision-making. The plan is also supposed to be “co-created” with us. The co-creation part is happening now. But it has been left to the last minute.

The government has been so late on this that two community organisations - ECO and Hui E! - have been conducting their own community engagement processes to attempt to gather information and support for input into the OGP.

Now, the government has engaged consultants engage2 to seek public input into our next action plan. Details at http://engage2.co.nz/projects/.

IĀ encourage you to get involved.

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