Government In the Lab has a good post on the upcoming Open Government Partnership which is being led by the United States. The kickoff meeting is September 20th with the unveiling of the Open Government Declaration.
I am hopeful that this will bring Open Government from being just about Open Data to a more sustainable and more powerful effort to change the cultures of the respective governments. In past discussions about setting up unconferences about cultural change and open government, we realized that there is a lot of groundwork in just what we mean by cultural change and openness in government.
I have called for an unconference at the Culture Change and Open Government group before but I would like to renew that call in light of the Open Government Partnership. If you are interested, please join the group and let us start discussing this exciting new opportunity. Thank you.