2018-2020 Action Plan for Open Government in the Basque Country

Presidency of the Government, Governance, Digital Administration and Self-Government
Citizens Support and Innovation Management Improvement Office, Office of Open Government
Project running


It is the first interinstitutional plan to advance in open government in the Basque Country produced as members of the Open Government Partnership. It is a plan co-created with the citizenry that includes 5 commitments, that must be able to be materialised in two years and with transforming capacity. Commitments that must be implemented with the cooperation of civil society and in a coordinated way between the three interinstitutional levels in response to key open government challenges. 

Plan to which it is signing up

  • BG: Public Innovation and Governance Strategic Plan 2020
  • APC: Álava Provincial Council Legislative Strategic Plan 2015 - 2019
  • BPC: BG2030 Government Strategy and Open Territory / Government Strategy
  • GPC: Management Strategic Plan 2015 - 2019 and Etorkizuna Eraikiz
  • Bilbao City Council: Participation Strategic Plan 2015 - 2019



Participants and stakeholders

  • Promoter group:
    • Basque Government
    • Araba, Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa Provincial Councils
    • Bilbao, Donostia-San Sebastián and Vitoria Gasteiz City Councils
    • Innobasque-Basque Innovation Agency
  • Multistakeholder Forum:
    • Promoter group
    • Eudel
    • Asociación Mestiza, Osoigo, Women’s Council -  Bilbao, Euskadiko Gazteriaren Kontseilua, Sareen Sarea, Councillors from the municipality of Gasteiz,  and Antxon Gallego
  • Open Forum
  • Task force per commitment

Envisaged timeline to implement the project

08/31/2018 - 08/31/2020

Milestones-Products Completed

Phase Start date End date Status
Establishing the Multistakeholder Forum Completed
Setting up the platform for the Basque OGP Web-Open Forum Completed
Shared diagnosis of open government challenges for the Basque Country Completed
Identifying and prioritising commitments Completed
Co-creation of the 2018-2020 Action Plan Completed
Implementation of the Plan Completed
Establishing the task forces per commitment Completed
Annual assessment Completed
Annual assessment Completed
Task force per commitment 1 Completed
Task force per commitment 2 Completed
Task force per commitment 3 Completed
Task force per commitment 4 Completed
Task force per commitment 5 Completed

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