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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.
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Thursday, July 19 • 12:00 - 13:30
Increasing Transparency of Money in Politics

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The proposed session adopts a Panel format, under dynamic moderation, with the top leadership of key global organisations working on the role of money in politics. At a time of both increased digital fundraising by political parties and online campaign spending, overseeing the role of money in politics is taking a new turn. The objective of the session will be to provide insight on the impact e-reporting systems for political finance can have in preventing political corruption and increase transparency, allowing for a more effective monitoring by political finance regulators and scrutiny by civil society and media. The outcome of the session is an increased awareness on the innovation offered by e-reporting systems for political finance in tackling political corruption. Follow-up opportunities of the session will identify areas for improving legislative frameworks, as well as deliver innovative capacity-building to financial regulators, civils society organizations and media.

Moderators
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Marcin Walecki

Head of Democratization Department, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Speakers
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Tom Hawthorn

Head of Policy, United Kingdom Electoral Commission
 
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Yves Leterme

Secretary-General, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
Prior to International IDEA, Yves Leterme served as Prime Minister of Belgium from 2007 to 2011. Belgium held the Presidency of the European Union during Leterme’s tenure as Prime Minister. He then served as Deputy Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation... Read More →
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Levan Natroshvili

Programs Manager, Transparency International Georgia
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Merilin Truuväärt

Advisor, Government of Estonia


Attendees (76)