Trustworthy and accessible government records are the means of demonstrating transparency and accountability; they are the legal foundation upon which openness is built. This tool provides benchmarks of good practice in records management that governments and organisations can use to identify areas for improvement in support of openness and accountability.
Benchmarks for Open Government and Trustworthy Records
Gobierno Abierto y Documentos Confiables (Spanish version by the National Archive of Uruguay)
Governo Aberto e Documentos Arquivísticos Confiáveis ((Portugese version by the National Archives of Brazil)
Read the Records Management topic: Open Government Guide.
Watch our presentation: Open Government and Trustworthy Records.
Read our op ed for the Guardian’s Public Leaders’ Network: Transparency can ‘break cycle of poor governance’ in the developing world.
Read our Open Government Partnership blog entry about Norway’s leading edge approach to information integrity and openness: Open Government Partnership blog entry.