Our friends over at The Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity have created an incredible, insightful report dedicated to rating states on their transparency and accountability. Dig in!Continue reading
Since we launched the Money, Politics and Transparency project in early 2014, we’ve documented political finance practices, current reform efforts,... View ArticleContinue reading
Today, the Money, Politics and Transparency project is excited to release a new set of resources that expose money’s troubling role in political parties and elections around the globe.Continue reading
In advocacy, knowing who your friends are is half the battle. With this in mind, Sunlight Foundation has gone about compiling and curating a list of international organizations working on open government issues in their own countries or regions, an effort that brings a touch of clarity to an unwieldy transparency ecosystem. The spreadsheet can be viewed here and any organization or project that is missing from the list is encouraged to fill out this brief survey. While Sunlight may be taking the lead here, we see this as a project that is by the community and for the community -- so please contribute!
After several months of gathering information from transparency-related organizations, our repository was made public in late May and was received with enthusiasm by many members of the community. Since its launch, over 40 organizations from every corner of the globe have requested that their work be included. We were happy to add them to the list and are excited to continue to hear from new organizations and new projects. We know there are a number of groups doing incredible work that are still not included on this list and we hope to hear from those organizations very soon.Continue reading
This coming Tuesday, President Obama will deliver a speech alongside the UN General Assembly, coinciding with the unveiling of the... View ArticleContinue reading
Obviously, open and easy access to government information is not only essential to democracy here in the United States, it’s... View ArticleContinue reading