OGP Steering Committee Call to Action: Collective Leadership to Protect Participation, Advance Inclusion, and Create Impact for Digital Democracy

For Approval of the OGP Steering Committee
29 May 2019

In the current global environment where democracy is being undermined by restricted space for civil society, erosion of citizens’ trust, rising populism and polarization of communities, collective action is key to counter these threats. OGP needs to be at the cutting edge of policy solutions to deliver on its vision to promote open, inclusive, and responsive governments that deliver for all citizens.

In this era of closing civic space, we call on all OGP members to take the following actions:

In this era of continued exclusion and gender disparity, we call on all OGP members to take the following actions:

In this era of digital opportunities for deepening democratic engagement, we call on all OGP members to:

We call on the OGP Support Unit to review all Partnership-wide recommendations and policy documents to ensure that they create an enabling framework to promote collective leadership on these issues.

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