The United Republic of Tanzania

OGP Seminar

Open Government is at the heart of the contract between State and Citizens

Tanzania, one of six countries in Africa that qualifi ed for involvement in the Open Government Partnership (OGP), declared its intenti on to join during the launch meeti ng in September 2011. Tanzania presented and submitt ed its acti on plan during the OGP Brasilia 2012 annual meeti ng, thus becoming the ninth government represented on the Steering Committ ee. This leafl et tells the story of the OGP in Tanzania thus far. Politi cal commitment OGP in Tanzania enjoys high level politi cal commitment and support from top leadership. The president of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E.

Tanzania Open Government Partnership (OGP) Second National Action Plan

The United Republic of Tanzania joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in September 2011. The country’s first OGP Action Plan was submitted in April 2012, focusing on enhancing transparency, citizen participation, accountability and integrity and the use of technology and innovation in service delivery sectors of health, water and education.

In his keynote address at the OGP forum on 20th April, 2012 in Brasilia Brazil, President Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete stated Tanzania’s commitment to the OGP:

Second Action Plan for the Water Sector2014/15 - 2015/16

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a global initiative that aims at promoting transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption and encourage use of new technologies to improve governance. 8 founding members formally launched the OGP in New York on 20th September 2011, namely: Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, South Africa, United Kingdom and Unites States. A multi-stakeholder International Steering Committee comprised of Government and civil society representatives oversees the OGP.