Open government

The Toolkit and Case Navigator for Open Government




The Toolkit and Case Navigator for Open Government is an online platform featuring open government toolkits, cutting-edge case studies and a community of open government experts. The platform includes over 100 novel, implemented and impactful cases from over 42 countries, to inspire policy makers and civil society across the world.

Call for Innovative Open Government Cases 

The OECD Open Government Unit, in collaboration with the Observatory for Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) and the Open Government Partnership (OGP) launched a call for innovative open government cases. Many thanks to all those who responded and shared their innovative open government cases on this platform.

While the initial call is now closed, the platform will remain open for governments, civil society and the private sector to share their innovative open government practices. Submit your cases in English, French or Spanish here.

The initial call for innovative open government cases was held from November 2018 to April 2019, and received over 100 novel, implemented and impactful practices from more than 42 countries. These stories will serve to inspire policy makers and civil society across the world to push the open government agenda forward.


Call for Cases on Deliberative Processes for Policy Making

Many thanks to all those who responded and shared their cases of longer-form deliberative processes used by public institutions for policy making

While the initial call is now closed, the platform remains open for cases of deliberative processes in the form of citizens' juries, citizens' assemblies, reference panels, consensus conferences, citizen initiative reviews, planning cells, or others. 


How to submit a case:

1. Register to submit your case and become part of the OECD Open Government community of practice.

2. Make sure you fulfil the submission criteria for acceptance:

  • The process is commissioned by a public authority
  • Participants are randomly selected
  • There is at least one full day of meetings or equivalent
  • It is ongoing or has been implemented, and its results are verifiable
  • The case study is written in plain English or French
  • Every section of the case submission form is completed

3. Submit your case


You can preview the submission questions and share them with your team using the .doc version. Please note that final submissions need to be completed through the digital platform. The OECD Open Government team and peer reviewers can suggest edits to case description. The final selection of cases to be published is chosen by the OECD team.


Top cases selection process 


The poll is now closed, thank you for your votes!

1. All submitted cases published on the Toolkit case platform made up the candidate pool for the selection process.

2. The cases were reviewed by an OECD panel looking at relevant issues included in the open government case submission form, such as: 

  • Potential replicability
  • Outcomes achieved
  • Ability to learn from challenges and failure
  • Level of engagement with partners and other stakeholders

3. 6 shortlisted cases were selected:

Transparency, participation & accountability in justice in Argentina

The Irish Citizens' Assembly

Crowdsourcing for public decision-making with artificial intelligence in Belgium

Parlamento2030 - Tracking SDG activity in national parliaments

Youth engagement via online gamification in Brazil

National Open Data Portal of Tunisia

4. A winning case will be selected via an online voting process (now closed), and the OECD will select the second winning case.

5. You can find the official results of the call for open government cases here






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