The Government of Georgia will host the 5th OGP Global Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia, on July 17-19, 2018. The Summit will provide an excellent opportunity for leaders from OGP’s 76 participating countries, local governments, and beyond to exchange ideas on how they are making their governments more transparent, accountable, and responsive to citizens.

Please register for the Global Summit at www.ogpsummit.org and send your questions and/or feedback to summit@opengovpartnership.org.
Wednesday, July 18 • 17:00 - 18:30
The Dynamics of Vertical Collaboration – Advancing Open Government in Federal and Decentralized Countries

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The panel will explore the dynamics of vertical collaboration between levels of government with a special focus on federal and decentralized governments. The discussion will be moderated towards:

  1. The identification of best practices on how OG reforms can be successfully coordinated and implemented in countries characterized as federal or decentralized systems, featuring, for instance, OGP commitments adopted at a subnational level
  2. Discussing challenges and opportunities of advancing OG principles at a decentralized level
  3. Addressing patterns of collaboration between different levels of government & at different stages of the policy cycle
  4. Assessing lessons learnt, especially in light of the OECD’s 2017 Recommendation by the Council on OG (“governance of open government” concept)
  5. Exploring approaches to cross-level cooperation on OGP National Action Plans.

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Otavio Neves

Director of Transparency, Comptroller General of the Union
Otávio Neves is the Director of Open Government and Transparency in the Federal Government of Brazil. Otávio is currently ahead of the policies on Open Government, Proactive Transparency and Open Data. Former Steering Committee representative for Brazil in OGP

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Andrés Ibarra

Minister of Modernization, Government of Argentina
Asumió como ministro el 10 de diciembre de 2015. Antes, se desempeñó como ministro de la misma cartera en el Gobierno de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires de 2011 a 2015.
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Mari Kiviniemi

Deputy Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development
Kiviniemi took up her duties as OECD Deputy Secretary-General on 25th August 2014. Her role consists of sharing her extensive experience to help increase the impact and relevance of OECD work and to contribute to the public policy challenges of promoting inclusive growth, jobs, equality... Read More →
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Lucy McTernan

Chair, Open Government Scotland
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Joel Salas Suarez

Commissioner, Instituto Federal de Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales de México

Wednesday July 18, 2018 17:00 - 18:30 GMT+04
Funicular: Ballroom