Resource Type: Training courses

Countries: Regional

Open Government: Revising Princuples to challenge Practices - TOGIVE

Open Government is the paradigm that is revolutionizing public management around the world, transforming its conception and practices. Its scope is very broad, envolving multitude of actors, such as the media, academia, politics, civil society and citizenship, who takes on an active role in the policies’ development/implementation/evaluation.

Are you working in the public sector and want to launch open government initiatives? Are you a student and want to specialize in Open Government? Do you belong to a civil society organization and want to deepen your knowledge of Open Government? Are you a citizen interested in Open Government, do you want to learn more in order to later apply the knowledge aquired in your community? We propose you to enter the “Jungle” of the Open Government with a specialization course designed in a collaborative way, with the contributions of multiple actors from both public and private sector, offering an European and Latin American approach to the concept of Open Government.

The online specialization course is developed within the framework of TOGIVE project (Transatlantic Open Government Partnership), co-funded by the Erasmus + program and is the result of the collaboration of 8 European and Latin American Universities: University of La Laguna (Spain), University of Bucks (United Kingdom); UNINETTUNO (Italy), UNR and UMET (Argentina), UAEMEX and UNIVDEP (Mexico), with the collaboration of private entities such as NovaGob, EVM and AV6.

Critical capacity for:

  • understanding the conceptual developments that give foundation to Open Government and its different scopes, processes and treatments for public decision making.
  • recognizing and examining the principles of Open Government and its relationship with the knowledge society: participation, transparency, innovation and intensive use of information technologies.
  • questioning the impact of Open Government on democracies, public administrations and social organizations.


  • Public professionals
  • Social organizations
  • Interested citizens
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