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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 • 10:00 - 11:00
Spotlight on Reformers and Tools: Delivering Public Services, Impact through Open Government

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This session highlights innovative projects undertaken and tools built by reformers in government and civil society to tackle some of big open government challenges their countries face. The reformers will be sharing details of their initiatives through creative storytelling formats - TED-style talks, pitches, and reverse pitches, fireside chats, and stories. This session hopes to providing inspiring entry points to spark conversations around new networks and ideas that you could consider adapting in your own jurisdictions and contexts. This particular spotlight session will showcase stories of initiatives that looked to improve access to and quality of public services across several countries including Costa Rica, France, Greece, Portugal. The session will also help raise question around releasing data on and measuring impact of these initiatives, and share a couple of efforts that have been made on this in specific sectors.

Moderators
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Munyema Hasan

Knowledge, Learning, Innovation, and Capacity Building Manager, Open Government Partnership
Munyema manages OGP’s research program, monitoring and evaluation strategy and organizational learning activities.

Speakers
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María Fernanda Avendaño

Executive Director, ACCESA
Political scientist specializing in innovation management-Representative of civil society in the National Commission of Open Government (CNGA) in Costa Rica-Coordinator of the Alliance for Open Assembly (AAA) a civil society team that promotes Open Parliament in Costa Rica.Interests:-Public... Read More →
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Jaimie Boyd

Director, Open Government, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Government of Canada
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Alicia Evangelides

Director for the Rule of Law Index, World Justice Project
Alicia Evangelides is the Director for the Rule of Law Index team at the World Justice Project. Prior to joining the WJP, Alicia worked at Columbia University’s Global Policy Initiative, a small research initiative designed to bridge the gap between academia and policymaking. Her... Read More →
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Tiago Miguel Mendonça

International Relations Specialist, Agência para a Modernização Administrativa de Portugal
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Despina Mitropoulou

Director, GFOSS - Open Technologies Alliance
Despina Mitropoulou received her BSc (Hons) in Digital Media from the University of Portsmouth and her MSc in Child-Computer Interaction from the University of Central Lancashire. She started working for GFOSS - Open Technologies Alliance in 2010 and is currently the director of the... Read More →
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Tamar Zhvania

Chairperson, Central Election Commission of Georgia
Tamar Zhvania is the Chairperson of the Central Election Commission of Georgia since 2013. She holdsthe Master Degree in Sociology and is pursuing the PHD in Sociology at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi StateUniversity. Tamar Zhvania is the fellow of the Centre of Democracy, Development... Read More →


Thursday July 19, 2018 10:00 - 11:00
Funicular: Underwheel 3 Mtatsminda Plateau, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia

Attendees (94)