Wales OGN Planning

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*Opportunity – Request for Quote*[edit | edit source]

The Wales Open Government Network is a coalition of active citizens and civil society organisations committed to making Welsh government work better for people through enhanced transparency, participation and accountability. The project is a partnership between Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (Lead), Northern Ireland Environment Link, Involve and WCVA, who host the Network in Wales, focusing on the wellbeing Goals as set by the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act. The Open Government Network, through WCVA, are looking for partners who have experience in the field of Equalities in Wales, with a broad network and members. We will look to appoint three equalities partners organisations (or partnerships of organisations), covering a wide range of groups/individuals in Wales to deliver:

a) engagement activity contributing to:

  • Developing the capacity of civil society to influence reforms in pursuit of open government and sustainable development;
  • Developing engagement between civil society and governments, in order to improve governance and sustainable development in Wales;
  • Ensure wider participation in the open government civil society movement to progress the Well-being Goals in Wales.

b) an event: to build understanding and engagement on how best to support people with barriers to involvement in policy making to engage with open government approaches to Well-being Goals.

More info regarding this opportunity and application form: https://www.wcva.org.uk/what-we-do/open-government-wales-project/request-for-quote-for-equalities-engagement-work

Or email Open Government Network Officer Jetske Germing: jgerming@wcva.org.uk

Deadline for responses: 12pm on 14 September 2017

Introduction[edit | edit source]

The Wales Open Government Network is a coalition of active citizens and civil society organisations committed to making Welsh government work better for people through enhanced transparency, participation and accountability.

Wales Action Plan: https://opengovpioneers.miraheze.org/wiki/Wales_Country_Plan

Open Government Forum Wales (sign up and join wales group) https://forum.opengovernment.org.uk/groups/wales

2016-18 UK Open Government Action Plan: Commitment from the Welsh Government http://www.opengovernment.org.uk/resource/2016-18-uk-open-government-action-plan-commitment-from-the-welsh-government/

Twitter @opengovcymru

Email: Open Government Wales Officer Jetske Germing: jgerming@wcva.org.uk