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In the face of what has increasingly been referred to as an ongoing “permacrisis”, governments must cope with and respond to emerging threats while already grappling with longstanding issues such as climate change, digital disruption and low levels of trust. In this context, understanding new approaches and spreading successful ideas has never been more important. To promote this, the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) has analysed 1 084 innovative initiatives from 94…
The Draft OECD Declaration on Public Sector Innovation has been open since the 20th of November 2018, when the draft was launched at the Innovation in Government: Steps, leaps and bounds conference. Public consultation will close on the 22 of February 2019. To aid people in this last stretch of the consultation, we hosted a webinar where we discussed: How Canada developed and used its Federal, Provincial and Territorial Declaration on Public Sector Innovation How France...
This is a guest post from Magnus Karlsson, project manager, innovation management system at RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and national expert and chair of TK 532 innovation management at SIS Swedish Institute for Standards. Magnus shares some of the work being done to develop standards around innovation management, and its relevance to the public sector. Towards a common platform for boosting innovation management in public sector organisations The urgency to innovate in the public...
Under the Fast-Track procedure for access to EU documents complaints, the EO aims to take a position within two months on whether the document should be released to the complainant by the EU administration. This represents a substantial Ombudsman reduction in inquiry time, achieved by creating a separate dedicated team to process these complaints quickly. The aim is to increase the chances of complainants getting information while it is still relevant and useful.
Conditions in Indonesia today are contrary to the principle of openness towards intellectual property (IP). The presence of a digital IP management platform called INTIP DAQU would uncover valuable information of technologies produced through R&D by Indonesian institutions. INTIP DAQU has been utilized by universities, R&D institutions and regional governments on a Free-License basis, while IP data between institutions are interconnected, creating a technology marketplace.
The TAP portal is a unique e-government system at the European Union level, which ensures the development of digital government legislation, moving from documents to structured data. The TAP portal ensures the proceedings of the meetings of the Cabinet of Ministers and allows every citizen of Latvia to follow the progress of the Government's decision-making and express an opinion on the regulatory acts being developed by the Government.
The Indonesian Government has initiated “I-Gateway” as Hub for ASEAN Trading Document, enabling electronic data exchange such as certificates of origin to ensure authenticity, reduce paper work and eliminates redundancy. I-Gateway connects both domestically among national agencies and internationally with other countries. It validates and reconciles documents efficiently, to ensure its security as well as business process simplification and harmonization, aiming to higher ease of doing…
The overall purpose of the study is to facilitate and execute graphic design work and consumer testing regarding the pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) Key Information Document (KID) and Benefit Statement (BS) in three Member States. We will use mix behavioural methods to understand relevant behavioural biases, and why consumers find certain aspects of information related to pension products difficult to understand, and how to overcome those difficulties.
Transparency – one of the core principles of open government – is globally recognised as a catalyst for good governance and a lever for representation and for strengthening citizens’ trust in public institutions. The right of access to information (ATI) held by public entities, is celebrated through the International Day for Universal Access to Information on 28 September each year, underpins the concept of transparency and has been recognised as a fundamental human right that...