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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Saba Buadze

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information
Anti-Corruption Direction Head
Saba Buadze joined the IDFI team in 2015, as a project coordinator for the ” Improvement of Electronic Transparency in the Municipalities of Kakheti and Promotion of Public Engagement in the Work of Local Self-Governments” project. He is the lead of Anti Corruption Direction under the Good Governance Program. 

Prior to joining IDFI Saba worked as a Senior Legal Advisor in the Department of Policy Analysis at the Government Administration of Georgia. He was responsible for coordinating with the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Corrections.

His areas of focus include open government, anti-corruption, public ethics, transparency, civil service reform and strategic policy planning.

In 2013-2014 Saba worked in New York City, at MontgomeryMcCrackenWalker&Rhoads, a multi-practice law firm operating in several cities of the United States. At MMWR, his focus areas were commercial litigation and maritime and transport law.

Saba studied international and EU law (LLB) at the University of Groningen, Netherlands. He is fluent in English, German and Russian.