Welcome to Open Government Partnership Online Consultation Portal

If you have come to this portal direct, you might like to visit www.ogpireland.ie where we provide information on Ireland’s participation in the Open Government Partnership. 

This consultation portal is where you can make your contribution to the implementation of Ireland’s second National Action Plan, for the period 2016 to 2018, under the Open Government Partnership, an international initiative that challenges governments to be more transparent, accountable and responsive to citizens. 

Reports on the implementation of the Action Plan’s 15 commitments are now open for consultation. Read these reports and make your submission. The National Action Plan includes commitments and actions to advance these central aims:

  1. Increased Citizen Engagement, to improve policies and services


  1. Increased Transparency, to better understand government activities and decisions

  1. Open Data, for transparency and innovation


  1. Anti-Corruption and Strengthened Governance and Accountability, to ensure integrity in public life


Have your say

To make a submission, first register your details on this portal.  You will then be able to: 

  • Start your submission and complete it later
  • After submissions are published, make comments on them
  • Get notifications and updates about the consultation
  • Refine your submission in response to comments

​You can make a submission or respond to a submission on the portal until 11 July 2017 at 5pm.

If you have any special needs that make it difficult for you, or someone you know, to use this portal, please contact the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform at ogpireland2018@per.gov.ie or on 01-604 5741 or 01-604 5086 so that we can offer assistance.

You can also make a submission by post. Please send any postal submissions to: Regina Kilduff, DPER, 7-9 Merrion Row, D02 V223

Thank you to everyone who participated in the consultation to draft Ireland’s Open Government Partnership National Action Plan 2014-2016. You can view submissions and comments from the civic forums from the Browse page of the consultation portal