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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Randy Boissonnault

House of Commons of Canada
Member of Parliament
Randy Boissonnault was first elected as Member of Parliament in 2015. Shortly after his election he was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage. As Parliamentary Secretary, Randy led official language consultations by hosting stakeholders at in 17 of the 22 meetings across the country.

As Alberta Caucus Chair and As Vice Chair of Prairie and Northern Caucus, Randy led the development of the Western Economic Development Strategy, elements of which we anticipate to see highlighted in Budget 2018.

As a proud member of Indigenous Caucus, he is now  working with Minister Jane Philpott and other Caucus champions to pull together an effective Urban Indigenous Strategy. In April of 2016 he and his team dreamed big, defied the naysayers and staged the first raising of the Pride Flag by any Prime Minister on parliament Hill. In 2016 he was asked by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take on a new role as Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues and his responsibilities included preparing for the historic aplology the Pime Minsiter gave to the LGBTQ2 community last fall.

He was responsible for setting up the Energy & Environment Caucus in the national liberal caucus where MPs meet to shape policy and promote the importance of sustainability resource development
He is also an active member of the Standing Committee on Justice & Human Rights and will participate in four cities of the human trafficking study including a day spent with stakeholders here in Edmonton
He loves Edmonton, our risk taking spirit, our focus on results and making our city and our country better.