|Organisational partner||What we are aiming to achieve through this initiative||Contribution||Responsbility|
|Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations||Civil society: to increase awareness and understanding of open government across existing civil society networks and actively engage them in progressing open government in Scotland, building on the spotlight presented by Scotland's Open Government Pioneer status
Wider society: to increase interest and mobilise more engaged citizens to come together and make use of open government approaches to realise progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
To strengthen Scotland's civil society's connections with best practice and networks in other countries in order to increase the pool of knowledge and tools available to open government campaigns in Scotland.
|Coordination of Scottish OpenGov civil society network
Overall coordination of civil society pioneer project
|Lead body supporting Opengov civil society in Scotland and represented on UK Open Government Civil Society steering group|
|Northern Ireland Environment Link||Developing a knowledge about and a vision for open government through workshops, seminars and events
Engaging with decision makers to help deliver a more open, transparent and accountable government that empowers citizens to shape decisions that impact on their lives
|Coordination of Northern Ireland OpenGov civil society network
Coordination of UK open government civil society conference
|NI Environment Link is secretariat to the NI Open Government Network; and is represented on UK Open Government Civil Society steering group. The secretariat was appointed to provide practical, technical and human resource support to the NI Open Government Steering Committee and members of the Network|
|Wales Council for Voluntary Action||Civil society: to increase awareness and understanding of open government across existing civil society networks and actively engage them in progressing open government in Wales
Welsh Government: increase understanding of and commitment to open government; Welsh Government puts actions into place that will increase open government in practice, particularly via its Open Government Action Plan and delivery of the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act
National Assembly: increase understanding and support for open government; National Assembly to demonstrate open approaches through its work, particularly to involve citizens and civil society in the National Assembly’s scrutiny of delivery against the Wellbeing and Future Generations Act
|Co-ordination of the Welsh civil society Open Government Partnership (WCVA and Electoral Reform Society Cymru)
Co-ordination of civil society contribution to the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act which reflects the SDGs
|Lead body supporting Opengov civil society in Wales|
|Involve||Continue to expand the UK Open Government Network to involve civil society organisations working on issues beyond governance
Secure commitments from the UK government to open government reforms that contribute to SDGs beyond SDG16
Support learning across nations and the development of strong sub-national Open Government Networks
Supporting international learning, drawing on the experience of international partners through the OGP and sharing our learning
|Co-ordination and continued development of UK Open Government Civil Society Network and steering group
Providing support, as required, to development of devolved networks
Hosting information website and forums for all UK home nations
Providing point of contact with international OGP and partners
|Lead body supporting the UK civil society network and open government in England|
|Democratic Society UK||Facilitation and expertise on developing open participation methods||Leading organisation working on democratic participation and represented on UK Open Government Civil Society steering group|
|Network for International Development Organisations Scotland||Monitoring and analysis of Scotland's commitment to sustainable development abroad|
|Scotland Malawi Partnership||Increased awareness of the SDGs in Scotland but also increased ownership of the Goals at a civic level.
Challenge the predominant narrative of the goals as the preserve of governments and the UN, and establish a sense of civic engagement and activism by creating a space where citizens can share inspiring case studies of what they are doing, however locally, to contribute towards the delivery of the SDGs in Scotland.
If successful in capturing the public’s imagination, the web-platform would ultimately also create a space in which the Scottish and UK Governments and Parliaments would feel compelled to share their own actions and commitments towards all 17 goals both internationally and domestically.
In this way, if successful, the web-platform would:
|Strategic support and oversight of the development of the web-platform in Scotland: both in terms of the technical development, the generation of core content, and the rolling out.|
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|Reka Kovacs||Urban Tide||Delivery partner: open data training/mentoring & community engagement, consultation around open data strategy, open data roadmap development, open data platform etc.||www.urbantide.com|