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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Mary Beth Goodman

Independent Consultant
United States
Mary Beth Goodman is an international development and anticorruption policy expert who has worked with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector and international institutions to advance democracy, human rights and social justice. She served as the Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Development, Democracy and Humanitarian Affairs at the White House, where she was responsible for advising the President and National Security Advisor on a wide range of issues including the U.S. engagement in OGP.

Ms. Goodman previously served as a U.S. diplomat including in a variety of overseas postings and in Washington, D.C.  Prior to that, Ms. Goodman practiced international trade law and participated in the negotiations of several free trade agreements and  preferential trade programs for Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean.  

Connect with Mary Beth on Twitter @mbgoodman.