“In 2011, government leaders and civil society advocates came together to create a unique partnership—one that combines these powerful forces to promote accountable, responsive and inclusive governance. Seventy-eight countries (the Philippines included) and a growing number of local governments—representing more than two billion people—along with thousands of civil society organizations are members of the Open Government Partnership (OGP).“
Read more about OGP: https://www.opengovpartnership.org/about/
Layertech pledged support as co-commitment holder, for TWO commitments of the Philippine Government National Action Plan 2019-2021 for OGP:
Commitment # 3: “Increase government data utilization through the publication of high-quality datasets on the Open Data Philippines (ODPh) Portal” where the lead implementing agency is the Department of information and Communications Technology (DICT)
Commitment # 10 : “Stakeholders engagement in harnessing the value of PhilGEPS data” where the lead implementing agency is Procurement Service- Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PS-PHILGEPS)
Prior to these commitments, Layertech has been joining national and global OGP meetings, dialogues, brainstorming sessions, between national government actors and civil society organizations.
A copy of the full commitments is found here: https://www.opengovpartnership.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Philippines_Action-Plan_2019-2021.pdf