President Obama has made openness a high priority in his Administration, committing his Administration to an “unprecedented level of openness in Government” on his first full day in office. Since then, the Administration has:
As President Obama today signs the Open Government Partnership declaration, ONDCP is proud to highlight some of the ways that it has advanced America’s domestic open government agenda and created a more efficient and effective government through greater transparency, participation, and collaboration.
In the last eight months, ONDCP has:
An open and good government is much more than releasing information. It is about harnessing the skills and talents of the American people, establishing greater collaboration among Federal agencies, and ensuring that the taxpayer’s money is wisely spent.
To that end, today, ONDCP is recommitting itself to the principles that the President announced on his first day in office and exemplified in our work since then. We are currently updating and enhancing the Agency’s Open Gov Plan. The updated plan will be made available on this website.