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Promoting Participatory Democracy [clear filter]
Tuesday, November 6
 

15:00

Advancing Open Government in Asia through Legal Empowerment
This session aims to demonstrate the link between legal empowerment and open government by building on the conversations begun at the OGP Global Summit in Tbilisi. We will spotlight exciting innovations in Asian countries where government and civil society are working together to scale-up legal empowerment initiatives that promote citizen engagement, increase access to justice, and enhance accountability.

Moderators
avatar for Sumaiya Islam

Sumaiya Islam

Senior Program Manager, Open Society Justice Initiative

Speakers
avatar for Pillkyu Hwang

Pillkyu Hwang

Lawyer, Gonggam
avatar for Muhammad Ilham Saenong

Muhammad Ilham Saenong

Program Development Manager, Hivos Southeast Asia
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Enkhtsetseg Sukhbaatar

Director, National Legal Institute of Mongolia
avatar for Diani Sadia Wati

Diani Sadia Wati

Senior Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of National Development Planning of Indonesia



Tuesday November 6, 2018 15:00 - 16:30
2F Violet Room Westin Chosun Hotel

16:30

Open Elections and Improving the Quality of Participatory Democracy
The session provides an opportunity to showcase some great open election innovations that have been created through collaboration between government and civil society. The collective efforts from both sides have seen these innovations bringing citizens participation into the election process. Citizens are not only involved in observing thenumber of votes that candidates receive, but also participate in monitoring the whole process of election such as electoral boundaries, ballots qualification, campaign financing, and voter registration results. This session aims to reach an agreement on short-term and mid-term joint regional agenda across countries on improving cooperation between electoral management bodies and civil society organizations to foster election transparency and accountability.

Moderators
avatar for Ichal Supriadi

Ichal Supriadi

Secretary-General, Asia Democracy Network

Speakers
avatar for Titi Anggraini

Titi Anggraini

Executive Director, Perludem - Association for Election and Democracy
Titi Anggraini holds her Master of Law from the Faculty of Law University of Indonesia majoring in constitutional law in 2005. She is currently the Executive Director of the Association for Elections and Democracy or Perkumpulan untuk Pemilu dan Demokrasi (PERLUDEM), an NGO engaged... Read More →
avatar for Arief Budiman

Arief Budiman

Chair, General Election Commission of Indonesia
avatar for Mi-sun Ock

Mi-sun Ock

Senior Advisor for Overseas Election, National Election Commission of the Republic of Korea
Education:Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (Major: Education of Political Sciences)West Virginia University School of Law (J.D.), United StatesWork ExperienceAttorney at Law (New York)National Election Commission (1998-current), Senior Advisor
avatar for Chihhao Yu

Chihhao Yu

Design & Technology Lead, Watchout
Chihhao Yu is Design and Technology Lead at Watchout, a congressional news media and democracy lab in Taiwan. Contributing to the collective task of building a Taiwanese Nation, he works at Watchout to critique and renew journalistic organization, processes, and to build a network... Read More →



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