Blog | March 7, 2017 | Michael Moses and Sue Shoal
Recent events are sowing doubts about the longevity of the open government movement. Elected leaders all over the world – from Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines to Jacob Zuma in South Africa to Donald Trump in the United States – are regularly flouting democratic norms.
How should open government advocates respond? How can they maintain momentum for open governance when elected officials take steps to reduce transparency and accountability?