Author: Open Institute

Data protection and open government – are these compatible tenets in the Kenyan context?

Open government is an inclusive and participatory approach to governance that allows citizens to be involved in the formulation and eventual implementation of public policies, and has been recognized as a catalyst for democracy and inclusivity in sustainable growth. Government is open when it follows the principles of transparency, accountability and participation; key initiatives include open data, public participation, open contracting, open parliament, among others.

Reimagining our future

When we started the Open Institute, we never imagined that it would achieve so much in such a relatively short time. Don’t get us wrong

Announcing The Decent Work Initiative

SDG 8 aims to “promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”. Sustainable Development Goals Martin Wairegi