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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Justin Arenstein

Code for Africa (CfA) // African Digital Democracy Observatory (ADDO)
Founder / CEO
JUSTIN ARENSTEIN is founder / CEO of Africa's largest federation of civic technology and open data laboratories, Code for Africa (CfA).
He is also co-director of the continent's largest forensic technology / digital security lab for investigative watchdogs, at the African Network of Centres for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR), runs the continent's largest prototype fund for digital democracy experimentation, the $1m/yr innovateAFRICA.fund, and is cofounder of the world's largest investigative leaks database and forensic help-desk, with 116m records from 201 leaks, at the InvestigativeDashboard.org.
An international award-winning investigative journalist and digital strategist, Arenstein's reportage has reportage sparked changes to national legislation on everything from land reform to citizen militia, and put a South African national senator, a Speaker of Legislature and a provincial cabinet minister behind bars. His reportage has also contributed to the ouster of two provincial premiers and a number of other cabinet ministers and senior state officials on charges ranging from child rape and fraud, to corruption. One transnational investigation involving money laundering and a multi-billion dollar land deal by corrupt State officials and rogue intelligence agents prompted Interpol arrests in the U.S.A, Kenya, and Switzerland.
Arenstein serves on various think-tanks, including on the World Bank's Disclosure to Development (D2D) advisory council into using data for improved accountability in the global extractives sector. He is also currently a Governing Board director of the global Code for All (CfAll) federation, and is co-chair of the Summit for Democracy’s Cohort for Information Resilience’s working group on disinformation.
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