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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Vazha Salamadze

Civil Society Institute
Mr. Vazha Salamadzeis founding director of CSI. He has 26 year experience in public sector, from which18 yearshe dedicated to developmentof civil society and promoting enabling environment for CSOs.Mr. Salamadze has sound experience in policy analysis, crafting policy papers, drafting laws  and lobbing at national and international levels. He also teaches policy analysis at several universities of  Georgia.

Mr. Salamadze works internationally.He served as a Co-Chair of Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness from 2010 to 2012. He is member of Global Council of CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness. Prior establishingCSI, Mr. Salamadze worked for Government of Georgia at various administrative positions.

He holds a Master in Public Policy Administration from the University of Missouri Saint Louis, USA, a Diploma in Law from the Institute of Economics and Law, Tbilisi, Georgia and Diploma with distinction in Economics from Tbilisi State University.