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The Trust for the Americas and the OAS Launch Open Government Action Plan Development in Times of COVID-19

2020/06/15

As part of the second phase of the Open Government project: Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize, and seeking to leverage open government tools to tackle issues raised by COVID-19, The Trust for the Americas in coordination with the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Belize Open Government Steering Committee announces the launch of the Belize Open Government Action Plan Development in Times of COVID-19.

Belize

The Trust for the Americas en alianza con ITEI y COST Jalisco inicia ciclo de seminarios sobre datos abiertos en la lucha contra la corrupción en infraestructura y obras públicas

2020/06/22

Este ciclo de seminarios tiene como objetivo fortalecer las capacidades técnicas y estratégicas de personas a funcionarias gubernamentales en materia de datos abiertos para mejorar la transparencia y la lucha contra la corrupción en México.

Mexico

The Trust for the Americas launches Youth for Open Data Campaign in Panama

2020/05/26

En el marco del proyecto “Innovación a través de Datos Abiertos en Panamá”, The Trust for the Americas lanza una campaña de sensibilización en datos abiertos para jóvenes de distintos sectores y provincias de la República de Panamá, con la finalidad de promover la participación ciudadana, representación territorial en la temática y la formación de líderes en temas relacionados a Datos Abiertos, Gobierno Abierto y Periodismo de Datos.

Panamá

The Trust for the Americas presents technical note on Open Government in Costa Rica

2020/03/18

From an Open Government to an Open State in Costa Rica. A white paper by Rodrigo Irani, Project Manager at The Trust for the Americas This article reviews the experience of The Trust for the Americas, the Organization of American States and different instances of the Government of Costa Rica collaborating to promote social innovation at the service of citizens and have positioned Costa Rica as a leading state in the matter of open government in the region.

Costa Rica

The OAS Secretary General Calls on Member States to Consolidate their Democratic Efforts in the Region

2020/05/19

During the Permanent Council Session on May 14, issues related to democratic stability during the COVID-19 Pandemic were discussed. During this session, the work of the Trust for the Americas was highlighted. This work includes developing platforms and solutions that improve the management capacities of governments and interaction with civil society.

The Trust for the Americas launches Open Gov Steering Committee in Belize

2020/04/28

As part of the second phase of an Open Government project: Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize, The Trust for the Americas in coordination with the Organization of American States (OAS), announces the official formation of an Ad-hoc Multi-stakeholder Steering Committee: The Open Gov SC.

Belize

Open Government in times of COVID-19 in Costa Rica

2020/04/07

During the month of open virtuality in Costa Rica, The Trust for the Americas will hold virtual training sessions for civil society, government, and academia regarding relevant topics concerning the Coronavirus crisis in the region.

Costa Rica

Information Officials in Panama start virtual training on Open Government and Open Data

2020/04/22

This cycle of online courses trains public information officers in Panama in digital government and open data principles.

Panamá

Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize project's first cycle of webinars presented at BTEC

2020/02/25

The Trust for the Americas and the Organization of American States (OAS) have been working in Belize since 2018 to support the first steps towards Open Government in the country, leading to successful results and enabling government institutions and various civil society organizations to deliberate and discuss co-creation of policies and learn about modern participatory tools in public administration.

Belize

Open Government Webinars Belize Project Resources Available

2020/04/28

Open Government Program Resources created in the framework of the Project: “Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize (2019-2021)” Implemented by the Trust for the Americas and the Department for Effective Public Management of the OAS, with the Support of the Embassy of the United State of America in Belize.

Belize
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