The Open Government Partnership was launched in 2011 and today has over 75 member countries committed to governance reform through transparency and participation.
Dan Berliner is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Policy in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics. His primary research focuses on the politics of transparency and accountability reforms around the world. His work on access to information laws has investigated the successes and failures of institutional reforms, both across countries and at state and local levels in Mexico and South Africa. He has also written about transnational governance in labor standards and corporate social responsibility. He is now working on the global and domestic politics of movements for transparency and open government, through institutions such as the Open Government Partnership. He completed his PhD at the University of Washington, Seattle in 2012, and subsequently held positions as Postdoctoral Fellow at Freie Universität Berlin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, and Assistant Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. His research has appeared in journals including the American Political Science Review, The Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Governance, and World Development.
Institutional Change in Transnational Multi stakeholder Governance: Conflict and Learning in the Open Government Partnership