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TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD THROUGH OPEN GOVERNMENT IN ASIA-PACIFIC Open government initiatives in countries of Asia-Pacific contributing to the achievement of the SDGs, through transformative steps that promote more open and inclusive societies The initiatives listed below are examples in the region of how open government initiatives can help contribute to the SDGs, in particular by meeting the following criteria:  Government and civil society are working together to promote transparency, accountability, and/or citizen engagement, either at the national or subnational level  The initiatives contribute to the achievement of the sustainable development goals and demonstrate measurable results (e.g. good health, quality education, rule of law and access to justice, gender equality, climate action)  The initiatives aim at leaving no one behind: marginalized groups, the poor, minorities, women, young people, people with disabilities… are part of the process and/or benefit from the reform  The initiatives are based on innovative approaches, methodologies and/or use of new technologies The information was collected by UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub in June 2016. Thank you to all those who responded or circulated this call for information and made this mapping possible.

Country Australia/Pacific

Bhutan

Organization Federal Court of Australia Bhutan Transparency Initiative UNDP Bhutan

China

CGCP

China

Pacific Environment

China

ABA ROLI

India

Lawfarm/WJP

Bhutan

Title of Initiative Pacific Judicial Development Programme (PJDP) Bhutan Transparency Initiative

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Virtual Zomdu: Bringing Parliament to the People of Bhutan Stanford Law School’s China Guiding Cases Project (CGCP) Bringing Community Lawyering Resources to NGOs and Pollution Victims in China (2013-2014) Increasing access to justice for Chinese citizens impacted by environmental pollution and degradation by promoting transparent, effective, and accountable environmental governance Keep Calm and Hack Bribes

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Transforming our world through open government  

UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub and OGP launched a call for information on open government initiatives that are contributing to or have the potent...

Transforming our world through open government  

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