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MOOC 1: The jungle of the Open Government

Enrollment is Closed

Course Description

Why do we need more information? How do we participate in the management of the public? How do we co-create in society? How do digital technologies affect Open Government? In this course we invite you to reflect on origins, approaches and challenges that arise when we are thinking about governments, states and open societies.

Aims

  • To reflect on the origin of O-Gov.
  • To Know different O-Gov point of views from governmental and non-governmental actors perspective.
  • Understanding challenges that governments face when they have to implement O-Gov in a specific public policy.

Topics

  1. Open Government' origins and principles: welcome to the jungle.
    1. O-Gov, how to define it?
    2. What is the origin of O-Gov?
    3. O-Gov and TIC.
    4. Seven rings of power on internet.
    5. Inspiration source; What is open source?
  2. Sponsors of the international ecosystem.
    1. Multilateral organizations and their commitments to opening.
    2. OGP: Open Government Partnership.
    3. The CLAD point of view.
    4. OECD: Analytical Framework for Open Government.
  3. Open Government challenges.
    1. Future and present governments.
    2. Others actors looking out the O-Gov.
    3. O-Gov and gender policy ¿advances or setbacks?

To whom it is addressed

  • Those who hold public office, both career professionals and political positions.
  • Students who want to broaden their knowledge of Open Government and the principles it contains.

Requirements

  • Technicians: computer and internet connection.

At the time of certifying the course:

  • The university certification of a course implies a minimum formation: secondary education or equivalent.

Teaching team

Camila Chirino

Camila Chirino

Graduate in Political Science and Master in High Direction of Government and Public Policies. Professor of Public Administration at several universities and INAP-Argentina. She was Coordinator of the Open Government of Argentina in 2015. Academic Coordinator of UMET/TOGIVE of the Erasmus + Project.
@camchirino

Diego Pando

Diego Pando

PhD in Political Science and Public Administration. Dean of the Faculty of Environmental Management and Public Policies of UMET. President of the Argentine Association of Studies in Public Administration. He has worked as a consultant in international organizations (IDB, UNESCO, CAF) regarding the use of information technologies to strengthen public management capacities.
@diepando

Exequiel Meza

Exequiel Meza

Degree in Communication Sciences with specialization in journalism from the University of Buenos Aires. Researcher at the University of Chilecito. He was a teacher at INAP-Argentina. He has worked as an editor in media such as La Nación, Impacto newspaper (Mexico) and the journalism project crowdfunding Acceso Global.
@exequielmeza

Analía Salvatierra

Analía Salvatierra

Degree in Political Science from the University of Buenos Aires. Student of the Master in Public Policies at the University of Torcuato Di Tella . Specializes in the analysis and management of parliamentary projects in the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers of the Nation (Argentina).
@analisalvat

Agustín Roda

Agustín Roda

Degree in Communication Sciences from the National University of La Plata. Audiovisual producer of the UMET/TOGIVE Project of the Erasmus Project +.
@agustinroda7

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