Public participation in policy making is a fundamental part of the open government agenda. It can improve the quality of policy making, bring greater accountability and transparency, and help deepen our democracy.
The UK is a founding member of the Open Government Partnership, an international initiative bringing together networks of reformers inside and outside governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.
Join the UK Open Government Partnership Civil Society Network and the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster in a discussion to develop public participation commitments for the next National Action Plan (NAP). Last year’s commitments include:
What public participation commitments do you want to see in the UK’s next National Action Plan?
Read more about the Open Government Partnership (OGP) here: http://www.opengovpartnership.org/
Read more about the UK OGP Civil Society Network here: http://www.opengovernment.org.uk/
Read more about the last National Action Plan (NAP) here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/open-government-partnership-uk-national-action-plan-2013
This event is hosted in partnership with the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster