This is your opportunity to influence what government commits to doing over the next two years to be more openMartin Rodgers, Engaging NZThe Open Government Partnership (OGP) is an international programme where the governments of 70 countries have committed to becoming more open, accountable and responsive to citizens.New Zealand joined the OGP in 2014 and is now developing its second National Action Plan (NAP).The public has until Wednesday next week (24 August) to submit their proposals for New Zealand\u2019s second action plan through this site."This is your opportunity to influence what government commits to doing over the next two years to be more open," says Martin Rodgers, director, Engaging NZ.Think about what governments can do now that they couldn\u2019t do in the past, thanks to technology and other developments.The Open Government Partnershipprovided some guide questions for submission:\u201cWhen suggesting an action, think about what governments can do now that they couldn\u2019t do in the past, thanks to technology and other developments. Ask what a great relationship between you (all citizens) and government could look like. \u201cOur government already does a lot of things well, so think about what these things are and then identify areas where you think things could be better. Remember to consider the practicalities around your suggestions such as: which government agencies would take responsibility for making it happen, how, who else would they need to work with?\u201dRelated: James Mansell: The data science activistSend news tips and comments to email@example.comFollow Divina Paredes on Twitter: @divinapFollow CIO New Zealand on Twitter:@cio_nzSign up for CIO newsletters for regular updates on CIO news, views and events.Join us on Facebook.