“There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.” (Niccolo Machiavelli)

GOVERNMENTS HAVE every incentive in the world to improve citizens’ lives. Otherwise, sooner rather than later voters get their payback day at elections. And yet, status quo and inaction are often the rule.

…Or why it seems like a good time to start tracking Open Government innovations in the Americas

Alejandro Guerrero

Barcelona, 1979. Evaluator. Open Government Advocate. Latin Americanist. Current Role in Life — Independent Evaluation at IDB —www.alejandroguerrero.org

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