The Open Government Partnership is an international initiative where signatory countries work to be more open, accountable and responsive to citizens. Using new technologies is a part of this.
Adopting the charter reinforces NZ's commitment to open data. It gives government agencies a set of principles and actions for accelerating the release of open government data.
The Digital 7, or D7, is a network of the world’s most advanced digital nations with a shared goal of harnessing digital technology and new ways of working to improve citizens' lives.
This working party for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is made up of senior digital government officials. New Zealand’s Government Chief Digital Officer, Colin MacDonald, is the current chair.