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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.
Thursday, July 19 • 10:30 - 12:00
Promoting People’s Participation for Improved Public Services: SMART Commitments on Implementing Open Government through Social Accountability

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Grounded in OGP commitments in Indonesia, Kenya, Mongolia and Moldova, the session will explore how governments, civil society and local communities are working together to improve public service delivery through social accountability mechanisms. There will be sharing of promising practice on closing the feedback loop and how governments, civil society and other actors feedback to those that participate through social accountability and other mechanisms, particularly to the often marginalised. Learning from current commitments, practice, challenges and gaps, participants will propose model commitments on implementing open government through social accountability to inspire proposals for upcoming OGP country action plans.

Moderators
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Abhinav Bahl

Knowledge, Learning, Innovation, and Capacity Building Manager, Open Government Partnership
Abhinav Bahl leads OGP’s peer learning end exchange program. He previously worked for Global Integrity managing their transparency and accountability policy research and outreach initiatives. Abhinav has also worked for the Commonwealth Secretariat's Governance and Institutional... Read More →

Speakers
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Undral Gombodorj

Director, Democracy Education Center
Undral Gombodorj is the Director of the Democracy Education Center (DEMO), a Mongolian NGO. Undral holds a Master's degree in Economics from the Institute of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic. She is a certified trainer, facilitator, mentor, researcher, and author of numerous publications... Read More →
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Tatiana Savva

Project Coordinator, Expert-Grup
Tatiana is an economist with more than six years of relevant experience in transparency and budgeting, good governance and public finance and management systems. She is coordinating the Școala Mea (My school) project, an Expert Group initiative that was launched in 2014. The mission... Read More →
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Slamet Soedarsono

Deputy Minister of National Development Planning, Government of Indonesia
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Jeff Thindwa

Program Manager for the Global Partnership for Social Accountability, World Bank
I manage the Global Partnership for Social Accountability in the World Bank Group (WBG) dedicated to expanding collaboration of civil society and governments in solving pressing governance problems through citizen engagement. After joining the WBG in 2000 as Senior Social Development... Read More →
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Alex Tolgos

Governor, Government of Elgeyo Marakwet County
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Candra Wijaya

Strategy Management & Advocacy Director, Wahana Visi Indonesia
Dr. Candra Wijaya leads strategy and advocacy with Wahana Visi Indonesia, the Indonesian local partner of World Vision International. Under this role, he supports the roll out of World Vision’s social accountability work in Indonesia, using Citizen Voice and Action (CVA), a World... Read More →


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