Filed under - Access to information
Report published 23 February 2017
In 2015 the G20 Anti-Corruption Open Data Principles were developed as a first step towards leveraging open data as a crucial tool to enable a culture of transparency, accountability and information accessibility as part of efforts to prevent corruption. It was agreed to follow a set of principles based on the International Open Data Charter as the foundation for access to, and the release and use of, open government data to strengthen the fight against corruption. As is always the case with international standards, the crucial aspect is to ensure that these G20 Principles do not solely remain lofty words on paper but are translated into national-level policy and practice across the G20 countries, focusing on the public sector.
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