APLF 2017 on Open Government: What’s Next

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  by UCLG ASPAC Team – Way Forward for Local Governments Asia Pacific Leaders Forum 2017 was held in Jakarta on December 14, 2017. A meeting to inspire each other on the pursuance of transparent, accountable, and responsive government successfully brought a considerable number of distinguished delegates and key representatives within the region. Authorities (local […]

Improving Government Initiatives with Evidence-Based Work

By: J-PAL Southeast Asia The Open Government Partnership has a simple but powerful goal: for governments to truly serve and empower their citizens. To this end, each participating government partners with civil society to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technology to improve governance. Last week, at the Asia Pacific Leaders’ Forum […]

Achieving Poverty Reduction and Economic Development Through Open Government: How Can We Achieve Them?

By: Open Government Indonesia National Secretariat The typical question that people ask about open government: does it truly bring benefit to the people? The question has been around and until now, the open government champions mainly depend on more normative argument and have not touched the economic reasoning of why open government. The “Achieving Poverty […]

Keterbukaan Informasi Publik Masih Sekadar Wacana

Janji Presiden Joko “Jokowi” Widodo untuk mewujudkan pemerintahan yang terbuka masih belum terealisasi. Pernyataan Jokowi dalam situs opengovindonesia.org yakni ‘Kami akan membuat pemerintahan selalu hadir dengan tata kelola pemerintah yang bersih, efektif, demokratis dan terpercaya’ tidak sesuai dengan fakta yang terjadi. Produk hukum yakni Undang-undang Nomor 14 tahun 2008 tentang Keterbukaan Informasi Publik (UU KIP) […]

Welcome Remarks Minister of National Development Planning/ Head of National Development Planning Agency “Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government”

Yang terhormat Bapak H.M. Jusuf Kalla, Wakil Presiden RI, Your Excellency Mr. Sarwar Danesh, Second Vice President, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Your Excellency Ms. Cholpon Sultanbekova, Deputy Prime Minister, Kyrgyz Republik, Your Excellency Ambassadors, Your Excellency Ministers from Asia Pacific Countries, Yang Terhormat para Menteri dari Indonesia, Governors, Mayors, Regents, Subnational Leaders, Representative from Development […]