Bosnia and Herzegovina joined Open Government Partnership which now grew up to 65 countries. Co-chairs of OGP received the request from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 1st of September.
The letter says, that goals and principles of OGP are in compliance with objectives of the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina regarding transparency and openness. Also those goals are harmonized with the principle the country wants to achieve.
Bosnia and Herzegovina thinks that membership of the partnership would improve the cooperation between authorities, citizens and civil society in the country.
Bosnia and Herzegovina commits itself to respect values of OGP Declaration and express commitment to increase data availability of government institutions, support public participation i.e. equal participation and non-discrimination of all citizens in decision-making processes and policy making.