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THE CENTRE FOR LAW AND DEMOCRACY WORKSHOP AT THE OGP SUMMIT

30/05/2019 @ 10:30 - 11:50

During the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit in Ottawa, the Centre for Law and Democracy, together with UNESCO, will hold a session focusing on the three methodologies used to assess the implementation of SDG Indicator 16.10.2. The workshop, held on Thursday 30 May from 10:30 to 11:50 in Room 205 at the Shaw Centre, aims to discuss the various methodologies for assessing how well States have done in implementing Right to Information (RTI) laws.


The Summit will bring together the 79 member countries and 20 local governments of OGP along with thousands.  It will also bring together participants from regional governments, civil society groups, multilateral organizations, academia, and beyond. The goal of the Summit is to share knowledge and together create solutions for more open and transparent governments around the globe.


The international meeting will host reformers to discuss ways to leverage open government initiatives and tools to build stronger, more accountable, and responsive democracies; driving home an ambitious agenda around the key themes of inclusion, participation, and the impact of open government. Co-created with governments and civil society organizations, the draft agenda for the Summit includes the titles, organizers, and key information of the sessions taking place on May 30-31.The Summit is an opportunity to deliver concrete actions addressing the summit’s key themes and focal areas: gender and inclusion, civic space, and strengthening democratic governance in the digital age.You can find suggested action points in the following links:

Please visit the 2019 OGP Global Summit website for information about the priorities, agenda, registration, and more.

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Date:
30/05/2019
Time:
10:30 - 11:50
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