The seventh video session of the Council for Coordination and Monitoring of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Process and the National OGP Action Plan 2018-2020 (Council) was held on 28 December.
The session was attended by the members: Maja Petkovska Lesses – Cabinet of the Minister without portfolio in charge of communications, accountability and transparency; Martin Todevski – Center for Change Management; German Filkov – Center for Civil Communications; Maja Konevska – State Commission for Prevention of Corruption; Miša Popovikj – Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis”; Goran Mojanoski – Ministry of Finance; Nadica Josifovski – Ministry of Information Society and Administration; Blagica Dimitrovska – Association for Promotion and Development of Inclusive Society “Inclusiva” and Ivona Stalevska – Open Society Foundation – Macedonia. The seventh session of the Council was attended by Gordana Gapikj Dimitrovska – National Coordinator for Open Government Partnership, Adrian Abazi, Stanislav Vasilevski – Ministry of Information Society and Administration and Daniel Kiprijanovski – “Intelligenta”.
The seventh session of the Council was held electronically through the newly established OGP platform https://ovp.gov.mk/ which is officially in use since 9 December 2020.
According to the agenda, in addition to the adopted minutes from the previous session of the Council held on 2 November 2020, the Information on the results of the working group for implementation of the Action Plan for Open Government Partnership 2018-2020 with a final self-assessment report was adopted.
Additionally, the facilitators of the thematic working groups informed about the work done so far in the process of co-creating the new action plan for Open Government Partnership 2021-2023 for each priority area where three regular consultative meetings and 20 individual meetings between civil society representatives and the public sector have been held so far in order to further explain and formulate the identified problems.
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