Voting has reached 73%. Germany, Georgia and Indonesia have been the chosen countries.
The Global Open Government Alliance (OGP) has used Civiciti and Scytl technology to carry out its last global vote; the election of the representatives of the Executive Committee. Germany, Georgia and Indonesia will take the lead in the steering committee on 1 October and for three years.
In addition to the turnout data, 73%, it deserve to be highlighted the deployment speed of the Election. In less than 72 hours the entire configuration of the electoral environment was executed, including the credential delivery system, content in three languages (English, French and Spanish), instructional videos. An additional 48 hours period was provided to allow OGP to sort variations on the base configuration.
More than 70 countries and 15 local governments are part of the Open Government Global Alliance, founded in 2011 at the initiative of Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Norway, the Philippines, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. Today, it has become the world’s leading reference in open government.
All Governments participating in the OGP vote each year to elect new government representatives to the Steering Committee. It is the executive decision making body of the OGP, whose main role is to develop, promote and safeguard the values, principles and interests of the Alliance.