Getting One for Two, or the Contractors
In the article authors present new Open Government Evaluation Model for Russian federal authorities. The Model describes three stages of openness assessment: authority self- assessment, experts' and citizens' assessment. The core of the Framework is three stages evolutionary approach to ten universal open government mechanisms and tools. Their evolution is three dimensional: legal, managerial and technological. International government effectiveness assessment ratings are considered as well from the perspective of openness measurement. Authors describe examples of openness mechanisms and tools usage by Russian federal authorities and with this formulate future trends of open government development in Russia
Accountability and transparency are important elements in ensuring that the G20 is delivering on its commitments, but few formal mechanisms exist for holding member countries answerable for their decisions and the subsequent effects.