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Independent assessment of New Zealand's Open Government Partnership Action Plan progress

A draft of the independent review of New Zealand's Open Government Partnership National Action Plan is now available for public comment.

This report is part of the Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) established by the Open Government Partnership.

The draft report is critical of the progress made. It states that at midterm, New Zealand has made some progress in achieving its commitments. In general, however, the goals could have been more clearly focused and ambitious with regard to key challenges in open government. Government will find its action plan more coherent and easier to implement if it is not as multi-faceted and relates directly to partnership values.

The report is available for public comment on the Open Government Partnership website until Thursday, 3 March. Readers are encouraged leave comments on the report either on the report page (above link) or by emailing comments to:irm@opengovpartnership.org.

The IRM report provides a good basis to start conversations around the development of the next action plan.

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