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Monday, November 5 • 16:00 - 18:00
Opening Ceremony

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The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 OGP Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting will take place at the Grand Ballroom of the Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

Master of Ceremony
  • Seung-yeon Na

Welcome and Cultural Performances

Opening Remarks
  • H.E. Boo-kyum Kim | Minister of the Interior and Safety, Republic of Korea
  • Sue-jung Park | Secretary General – Citizens’ Coalition for Better Government, Republic of Korea
  • Sanjay Pradhan | Chief Executive Officer – Open Government Partnership

High-Level Panel: New Frontiers of Open Government
  • Shyamala Gomez | Executive Director – Center for Equality and Justice, Sri Lanka
  • H.E. Daisy Fuentes | Governor of South Cotabato, Republic of the Philippines
  • Hercules Jim | Project Coordinator – Consultative, Implementation, and Monitoring Council, Papua New Guinea
  • H.E. Irina Pruidze | Member of Parliament & Chair of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance, Parliament of Georgia
  • Oyun Sanjaasuren | Director of External Affairs – Green Climate Fund & Former Minister of Environment and Green Development, Mongolia
  • Jong-soo Yoon | Chair of C.O.D.E. & OGP Forum Korea

High-Level Panel: Bridging Divides, Building Trust
  • María Baron | Global Executive Director – Fundación Directorio Legislativo & OGP Steering Committee Member
  • Chiara Bronchi | Deputy Director General and Chief Thematic Officer – Asian Development Bank
  • Damian Carmichael | Open Government Project Lead – Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science, Australia
  • Soonhee Kim | Professor of Public Administration – Korea Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management
  • David Moore | Vice President of Legal Affairs – International Center for Not-for-Profit Law

Closing Message
  • H.E. Yong-sun Lee, Senior Secretary to President for Civil Society, Republic of Korea

Moderators
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Joshua Chambers

Founder & Managing Director, GovInsider
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Seung-yeon Na

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Oratio
Seung-yeon Na is a communications expert and lecturer in Korea. She spent most of her childhood living abroad in different countries following her diplomat father before settling down in Seoul. After graduating from Ewha Womans University, Seung-yeon started her career at Arirang... Read More →

Speakers
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María Baron

Global Executive Director, Fundación Directorio Legislativo & OGP Steering Committee Member
María is a journalist with a master’s degree in International Relations from Bologna University, Italy and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the National University of San Martín, Argentina. She won the NDI Democracy Award in 2012. She has worked in numerous organizations that... Read More →
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Chiara Bronchi

Chief Thematic Officer & Deputy Director General, Asian Development Bank
Chiara Bronchi has more than 25 years of experience in public sector management, revenue mobilization, state-owned enterprises, fiscal policy, judiciary reforms, and e-government and open government reforms. She has PhD and Master’s degree in Economics from University College of... Read More →
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Damian Carmichael

Open Government Project Lead, Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science
Damian Carmichael has 25 years of public sector experience in policy and service delivery. Damian’s expertise is in the areas of leadership, strategy development, change management, process redesign, and team building for high performance gained through successfully leading large... Read More →
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Daisy Fuentes

Governor, Provincial Government of South Cotabato
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Shyamala Gomez

Executive Director, Centre for Equality and Justice
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Sankhitha Gunaratne

Right to Information Manager, Transparency International Sri Lanka
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Hercules Jim

Project Coordinator, Consultative, Implementation, and Monitoring Council of Papua New Guinea
Hercules Jim was born in Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea; the second largest island in the Pacific. Most of his childhood was spent back home where he was brought up largely by is grandparents. He later recalls it as a struggle. In 2016 he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in... Read More →
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Boo-kyum Kim

Minister of the Interior and Safety, Government of the Republic of Korea
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Soonhee Kim

Professor of Public Administration, Korea Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management
Soonhee Kim is a Professor of Public Administration at the Korea Development Institute (KDI) School of Public Policy and Management (Sejong, Korea). Professor Kim’s areas of expertise include public management, human resources  management, and leadership development.  She has... Read More →
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Yong-sun Lee

Senior Secretary to the President for Civil Affairs, Government of the Republic of Korea
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David Moore

Vice President of Legal Affairs, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law
David Moore is VP of Legal Affairs with the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), where he has worked since 2001. On behalf of ICNL, Mr. Moore has conducted legal assessments of civil society laws and/or provided technical assistance on law reform projects in a diverse... Read More →
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Sue-jung Park

Secretary, Citizens' Coalition for Better Government
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Sanjay Pradhan

Chief Executive Officer, Open Government Partnership
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Irina Pruidze

Member of Parliament & Chair of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance, Parliament of Georgia
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Oyun Sanjaasuren

Director of External Affairs, Green Climate Fund
Dr. Sanjaasuren OYUN is the Director of External Affairs at Green Climate Fund. She was elected and served as the first President of the United Nations Environment Assembly during 2014-2016. She also served as the Chair of the Global Water Partnership, a major multi-stakeholder platform... Read More →
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Jong-soo Yoon

Chair, C.O.D.E.
Panelist, IDRC(Internet address Dispute Resolution Committee)Attorney at Law, Lee & KoBoard Member, Creative CommonsMember, Open Data Strategy Council: 2015-PresentAdviser, Personal Information Protection CommissionMember, the Broadcasting and Communications Policy Representative... Read More →


Monday November 5, 2018 16:00 - 18:00
1F Grand Ballroom Westin Chosun Hotel

Attendees (60)