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- DocumentOpen Democracy Advice Centre, 2016The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a multilateral initiative which aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. For South Africa, one of OGP’s founding countries, membership presents a real opportunity to advance open government.OrganisationODAC’s promotes open and transparent democracy; foster a culture of corporate and government accountability; and assist people in South Africa to be able to realise their human rightsDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016Making All Voices Count makes grants to support innovations and technologies that have the potential to transform governance, and supports research about what works in accountable governance, and why.This paper provides an introduction to some of the different kinds of learning that are important in implementing and monitoring accountable governance programmes.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016In citizen-led accountability initiatives, we understand much more about how citizens mobilise around accountability demands than we do about what leads state agents to respond to them. This report highlights some key themes that are important in exploring the state side of the accountability equation.DocumentIT for Change, 2017When it comes to ICT-mediated governance participation in Brazil, Internet penetration still remains a major challenge, with only around half of homes having connectivity. Opportunities to influence public policy frameworks and government strategies through the Internet, or even through offline interaction, are limited.DocumentIT for Change, 2017Colombian e-government development has been internationally recognised by the UN as a leader in Latin America, and one of the 20 most developed nations of the world in the area. However, ICT tools and services such as broadband are a luxury.DocumentIT for Change, 2017In the public sector, Spain has made big efforts not to lag behind digital leaders in terms of public e-readiness and e-government, but the country's economic and political frameworks have dragged it downwards in global Networked Readiness rankings.DocumentIT for Change, 2017There have been significant shifts in the policy environment of South Africa that are transforming the way citizen engagement takes place in the country. However, high income inequality in South Africa extends to the differentiated experiences of ICT-mediated engagement amongst citizens.DocumentIT for Change, 2017DocumentIT for Change, 2017The vision, design and implementation of e-governance in India with its attendant “datafication” leads to many pertinent questions about the changing nature of governance and state-citizen engagement.