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 • 11:00 - 12:00
The Impact of Digitalization on Citizen Engagement in the Provision of Public Services: A Look at Reality

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Members and partners of the Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency will share experience and questions on the impact of digitalization in engaging citizens in the provision of goods and public goods. In many countries such as Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Georgia, Ukraine and Italy, governments have used open data and digitalization as means to improve the impact on the delivery of public services.

During the session, representatives from civil society and ministries of finance will share how the use of information technologies has allow a better provision of public services, with an enhanced engagement from the beneficiaries.


Giorgi Chakvetadze

Chief Budget Analyst, State Audit Office of Georgia
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Natia Gulua

Head of Budget Policy Division, Ministry of Finance of Georgia

Juan Fernando Libreros

Ganador, Rally Colombia
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Otavio Neves

Director of Transparency, Comptroller General of the Union
Otávio Neves is the Director of Open Government and Transparency in the Federal Government of Brazil. Otávio is currently ahead of the policies on Open Government, Proactive Transparency and Open Data. Former Steering Committee representative for Brazil in OGP
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Lorena Rivero del Paso

General Director of Performance Monitoring and Information Analysis, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico
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Federico Sosa

Director General of Open Government, National Technical Planning Secretariat for Economic and Social Development of Paraguay
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Alejandra Macías Sánchez

Researcher, Centro de Investigación Económica y Presupuestaria

Pedro Fernández Valdés

Student, Catholic University

Thursday July 19, 2018 11:00 - 12:00 GMT+04
Funicular: Underwheel 2 Mtatsminda Plateau, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia