OGP: The Guide to Opening Government An Enabling Environment for Civil Society Organizations
In the Open Government Declaration, OGP countries pledge to protect civil society organizations (CSOs) in their pursuit to become more transparent, more accountable, and more responsive to their own citizens. CSOs are indispensable to fulfilling OGP’s vision of improved governance and improved
quality of services. This chapter aims to support governments in their efforts to live up to their commitment to protect and enable CSOs.