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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.
Wednesday, July 18 • 16:30 - 17:30
The Authoritarian Playbook

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People are waking up to the threats facing democracy around the world. As attacks on civil liberties, entrenched kleptocracy, and limitations on citizen participation in governance proliferate, action is necessary to safeguard democracy as we know it. This panel will look provide a comparative review of authoritarian regimes to expose the authoritarian playbook and enable discussion on what states, cities, and citizens can do to hold the frontline.

Speakers
avatar for Mary Beth Goodman

Mary Beth Goodman

Independent Consultant
Mary Beth Goodman is an international development and anticorruption policy expert who has worked with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector and international institutions to advance democracy, human rights and social justice. She served as the Special Assistant... Read More →
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Sándor Lederer

Director, K-Monitor
Sandor is the co-founder and director of K-Monitor, a non-profit public funds watchdog based in Budapest. The NGO was founded to improve the levels of transparency and the rule of law in Hungary. Civic participation and technology driven solutions are among the organizations key instruments... Read More →
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Douglas Rutzen

President and CEO, International Center For Not-For-Profit Law
Doug Rutzen is President and CEO of ICNL, where he has worked for the past 20 years. Doug is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown law school, and he serves on the Community of Democracies’ Working Group on Enabling and Protecting Civil Society. Under Doug’s leadership, ICNL... Read More →


Wednesday July 18, 2018 16:30 - 17:30
Funicular: Underwheel 3 Mtatsminda Plateau, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia

Attendees (94)