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 • 13:00 - 14:00
Communities, Inequality, and Water: Who Receives Water, When, and at What Price – Can Open Government Make a Difference?

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This Knowledge Café will allow participants to discuss governance challenges relevant to water, inequality and community impacts and share examples of open government and citizen driven approaches that could be used to address water service delivery.

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Carole Excell

Acting Director of Environmental Democracy Practice, World Resources Institute
I am the project Director of the Access Initiative which works on the right to know, an opportunity to participation and access to justice in environmental decision-making. I represent the World Resources Institute on the OGP Working Group on Natural Resources and Openness.

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Mohamad Mova AlAfghani

Director, Center for Regulation, Policy, and Governance
I have been in the water sector for more than a decade, working as a consultant and an academic. My core expertise is water law. My favorite topic areas in the water sector includes: water utilities regulation, governance of community-based water services, catchment and groundwater... Read More →
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Paula Martins

Director for South America, Article 19
Activist and researcher on access to information and freedom of expression. Working in the protection and promotion of human rights for more than 15 years. Director of the South America office of international NGO ARTICLE 19 since its setting up in Brazil in 2007.
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Lucía Pardo

Project Manager, La Diaria
Coordinator of "Río Abierto" project (la diaria - Facultad de Ciencias - ALTEC). The project aims to democratize access to information on water quality and management in Uruguay acting as a catalyst for a knowledge community.Interested in areas such as journalistic formula, bussines... Read More →
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Taryn Pereira-Kaplan

Researcher, Environmental Monitoring Group
Taryn Pereira provides research support for our water and climate change projects. She is currently doing action-research on water services in and around the City of Cape Town; as well as investigating how municipalities in the southern Cape have coped with the recent drought.She... Read More →

Thursday July 19, 2018 13:00 - 14:00 GMT+04
Funicular: Underwheel 2 Mtatsminda Plateau, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia