OG PaperOur latest paper, Open Government and Freedom of Information: Advancing the Global Conversation, provides new contextual information for our recently-released WJP Open Government Index. The piece is intended to be helpful to potential users—including the freedom of information community—to appreciate both the strengths and limitations of this new tool. Topics covered include the process of developing the WJP Open Government Index, challenges in defining open government, assessing freedom of information awareness, raw data vs. a comprehensive system of indicators, using open government indicators for policy reform, and more.

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Juan Carlos Botero & Alejandro Ponce World Justice Project
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Dozens of recent books chronicle rising authoritarianism and question whether democracies can survive. What do these trends mean for international law and practice? Professor Tom Ginsburg joins us to discuss implications in contemporary policy contexts, including management of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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