Open Government in Biscay

The Review analyses the open government agenda of the Province of Biscay, based on the 2017 OECD Recommendation of the Council on Open Government. It assesses Biscay’s initiatives regarding transparency, accountability and stakeholder participation and how they impact the quality of public service delivery. This review also evaluates Biscay’s institutional, legal and policy frameworks for the implementation of these initiatives, focusing on the creation of a sound monitoring and evaluation system. The report includes recommendations to foster a public governance culture that empowers all stakeholders to actively participate throughout the entire policy cycle. This is the first OECD Open Government Review carried out in a subnational government of an OECD member country.

Published on April 15, 2019

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Abbreviations and acronyms
Executive Summary
Assessment and recommendations
Setting the scene for open government reforms
Strengthening policy, legal and regulatory frameworks for open government
Ensuring a sustainable implementation of Biscay’s open government agenda
Building a monitoring and evaluation framework for open government
Mainstreaming stakeholder participation in Biscay
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