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Monday, May 11 • 11:00 - 12:30
1F: Consultation: Shaping Civic Space through the Open Government Partnership
Limited Capacity seats available

Sixty-five countries have joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP), signaling their commitment to more open, accountable, and responsive governance. The OGP provides a significant, but often underutilized, opportunity to promote an enabling environment for civil society at both the global and national levels. This session will explore how civil society can engage with and enhance the OGP to strengthen civic space around the world.

Resource Materials:

  1. OGP 4 year strategy (please review the Executive Summary)
  2. Analysis of OGP commitments and databases with all existing commitments
  3. Open Gov Guide (especially citizen engagement chapter)
  4. OGP Response Policy (Upholding Values and Principles of OGP)
  5. OGP website
Session Materials
  1. Session Presentation
  2. Current OGP Commitments
  3. OGP Consultation During Implementation Guidance Note

Facilitators
avatar for Suneeta Kaimal

Suneeta Kaimal

Chief Operating Officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute
Suneeta is a Steering Committee member and former civil society chair of the Open Government Partnership, an initiative of nearly 70 countries in which governments and civil society work together to advance transparency, accountability and citizen participation.She is currently c... Read More →
avatar for Paul Maassen

Paul Maassen

Chief, Country Support, Open Government Partnership
Paul Maassen started working with the Open Government Partnership in June 2012. He is currently the Chief, Country Support (CCS). The  CCS leads on the implementation of the strategy for OGPs engagement with and strategic support of all OGP stakeholders at the national and local... Read More →

Monday May 11, 2015 11:00 - 12:30 CEST
Room C3 Clarion Sign Hotel