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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Wednesday, July 18 • 15:30 - 16:30
Initiating and Elaborating Participatory Budgeting: Barriers and Triggers

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This workshop focuses on the issue of diversity of PB cases in EU members and candidate countries. The objective is to examine different experiences of PB implementation, and to discuss the potential fit of PB cases and their surrounding environments. The question to address: how to initiate and elaborate the right PB model for your local government. We look into the factors and actors that are conducive to the adoption of PB and barriers and triggers of its implementation and diffusion. Outcomes

  1. Tips to develop PB in your municipality: steps to take when elaborating your model of PB
  2. Clear understanding of the expected challenges when initiating and implementing PB
  3. Knowledge-sharing of international PB practices.

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Kristina Reinsalu

Programme Director of e-Democracy, e-Governance Academy of Estonia
Kristina Reinsalu is currently the Programme director of e-Democracy domain at the e-Governance Academy. She has been involved in several local and international research and practical projects related to open governance and the use of ICT in implementing its principles, focusing... Read More →

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Miguel Arana Catania

Director of Citizen Participation, Madrid City Council
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Liia Hänni

Senior Expert on e-Democracy, e-governance academy
In 2005 – 2015, Liia Hänni has managed the e-Governance Academy’s e-democracy domain, which aims to improve and update the functional mechanisms of democracy in society and state governance with the help of ICT. Now she works as senior expert of e-democracy. Also, she is actively... Read More →
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Dmytro Khutkyy

Manager of E-Democracy Group, Reanimation Package of Reforms
Dmytro Khutkyy conducts policy-related research, communication, and advocacy to promote civic technology, open governance, and institutional change. His mission is to expand capabilities, increase motivation, and strengthen institutions for human empowerment worldwide.
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José Manuel Ribeiro

Mayor, Government of Valongo Municipality

Wednesday July 18, 2018 15:30 - 16:30 GMT+04
Funicular: Underwheel 1 Mtatsminda Plateau, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia