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Opening Governments, Boosting Shared Prosperity

July 23, 2015

The World Bank is championing "Open Government" across regions and sectors. Governments that are more open are governments which operate on the principles of enhanced transparency and citizen participation. Open governments are more effective governments, better positioned to advance shared prosperity and reduce extreme poverty. This video presents highlights of the World Bank's efforts on open government, from open contracting work in Mongolia, to open budgeting work in Paraguay. The video also showcases the support that the World Bank has been providing to countries in the context of the Open Government Partnership - from support in the drafting and implementation of national action plans to the facilitation of knowledge exchanges covering over 90 countries.