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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 • 13:30 - 15:00
Civic Engagement for Service Delivery Improvements

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This session will focus on recent innovative work on the role of citizen empowerment and civic engagement on service delivery in countries including Indonesia and Tanzania. The facilitators will present evidence and experiences from the work of Twaweza, the Open Democracy Advice Center, and the Transparency for Development project, followed by an interactive discussion highlighting the role of citizen engagement in social actions to improve health, education, and other outcomes. The goal of this session is to surface lessons from these organizations in a dynamic workshop to improve how our field leverages open governance to improve services and citizens’ lives.

Moderators
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Preston Whitt

Program Officer, Results for Development
Preston Whitt is a political economist with regional expertise in Latin America and West Africa, specializing in transparent, accountable and participatory governance for sustainable and equitable development. A program officer with Results for Development’s Governance and Ci... Read More →

Speakers
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Zainab Ahmed

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Government of Nigeria
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Mukelani Dimba

Head of Development, International School for Transparency
Mukelani Dimba the co-chair of the global steering committee of the Open Government Partnership. He serves as Head of Development of the International School for Transparency, a joint project of the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and the Södertörn University (Sweden). He... Read More →
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Aidan Eyakuze

Executive Director, Twaweza East Africa
Educated as an economist, Eyakuze has been a thought leader on issues of development in East Africa for the past 15 years.  He currently serves as Associate Regional Director of the Society for International Development (SID) and head of the SID Tanzania office. He is a scenario... Read More →
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Courtney Tolmie

Senior Program Director, Results for Development


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