Open Government Partnership is helping to create an open space for the community to share where they see open government approaches to tackling COVID-19 being implemented, either by governments themselves or civil society, citizens or the private sector. They are encouraging contributions that may cover some of the following categories:
Citizen-led community responses, including neighborhood volunteer groups and neighborhood associations, clergy, teachers or others helping to inform the public on the risks and needed steps.
Participatory disaster response strategies, including working with civil society and citizens.
Building trust between government and citizens, including through strong communications and focusing on reaching vulnerable communities with the information they need.
Transparency over forecasting models and data that are influencing government’s strategies.
Digital platforms or apps to keep citizens informed, enable public participation and/or offer open data; Digital tools to enable public participation.
Digital and/or crowdsourced provision of public and government services.
Protecting data rights and privacy as corporations help lead the response in many countries.
Tackling misinformation and disinformation online.
Publishing proactive information for affected communities, including economic and social support.”