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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Theophilous Chiviru

Open Government Partnership
Senior Regional Coordinator for Africa and the Middle East
South Africa
Theophilous Chiviru joined the Open Government Partnership in February 2017. In his role, he supports governments in the Africa region. He holds an honors degree in Development Studies from Midlands State University and an MPhil in Multidisciplinary Human Rights from the University of Pretoria.

He has worked on research, advocacy and campaigns programs in the area of human rights, good governance and democracy; working for organisations such as Institute for Democracy in Africa (Idasa), Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Young Professional Research Initiative (YPRI), Save the Children Sweden and Save the Children International. Prior to joining OGP he was a Policy Manager for Transparency and Accountability at ONE Campaign leading their work in Africa.

Theophilous is driven by the need to strengthen and consolidate human rights, good and open governance through strong state institutions and a vibrant civic society that holds government accountable.