In the Open Government Declaration, OGP countries pledge to protect CSOs in their pursuit to become more transparent, more accountable, and more responsive to their own citizens. CSOs are indispensable to fulfilling OGP’s vision of improved governance and improved quality of services. This chapter aims to support governments in their efforts to live up to their commitment to protect and enable CSOs. The illustrative commitments provide a range of steps for governments to make legal environments more conducive to the formation and operation of CSOs. Read more here.
Source: Open Government Partnership