Tuesday, November 6 • 16:30 - 18:00
Back to Basics: How Do We Make Open Government Advocacy Personal?

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Open government advocacy must be personal. It must be grounded in the advocates’ personal interests and part of a live conversation shared with the community. It has to be about you and I as people engaging the government, which makes it necessary, relevant and urgent. In this session, you bring yourself and your stories of personally experiencing your government. We’ll build on these very personal experiences as we try to understand what will constitute as compelling reason for people to join the open government movement and have the burning desire to practice its principles.

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Keitha Booth

IRM Researcher for New Zealand, Open Government Partnership
The Open Government Partnership promotes engagement between government, civil society and the private sector. The New Zealand government is implementing its 2018-2021 open government commitments and will soon start work to collaborate with the public to develop its 2021-2023 programme... Read More →
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Redempto Parafina

Executive Director, Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific
I'm a social accountability practitioner. Our organisation works on innovative application of citizen participation in public governance.


Christian Evert

Researcher, Indonesia Corruption Watch
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Yan Naung Oak

Fellowship Coordinator, School of Data
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Ying-lee Tseng

Advisor, Open Knowledge Taiwan
I just received the doctoral degree in Public Administration focusing on citizen participation, participatory governance, and leadership and empowerment from the University of Baltimore in May of 2018. I have been attending the OGP summit since 2010 and never missed one so far. I... Read More →
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Simon Wright

Partner, Public Engagement Projects

Tuesday November 6, 2018 16:30 - 18:00 KST
2F Cosmos Room Westin Chosun Hotel