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Thursday, October 29 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Access to Information and Improved Policing: Results of a Multi-Country Study and Other OGP Efforts

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This moderated roundtable discussion among five government and civil society experts will feature heavy audience participation. Panelists representing different governments will talk about implementation of OGP commitments in policing information collection, management and sharing. The session will present results of the first phase of a multi-country study (involving Brazil, India, Mexico, South Africa, and the UK) examining access to information concerning policing of assemblies. The moderator will then host a discussion about proactive disclosure requirements as well as the study's findings regarding benefits and challenges to police of sharing and disclosing information.

Moderators
avatar for Sandra Coliver

Sandra Coliver

Senior Legal Officer, Open Society Justice Initiative
I am working on promoting enhanced disclosure by the security sector of information of high public interest (info that is necessary for informed policy discussions, etc), and in strengthening safeguards for legitimate public interest whistleblowers. See : https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/voices/europeans-urge-us-allow-edward-snowden-public-interest-defense

Speakers
avatar for Gregory Michener

Gregory Michener

Professor - Director Transparency Program, FGV-EBAPE / Transparency Audit Network
Professor of Policy and Politics at FGV-EBAPE, Rio de Janeiro, Director of FGV's Public Transparency Program and of the Open Society Foundation-supported Transparency Audit Network. New paper I wrote on ATI (FOI) in Latin America: http://goo.gl/jxGRpO
avatar for Dante Preisser

Dante Preisser

Head of the Government Openness Unit, México's Attorney General's Office
Mexican lawyer. I'm in charge of the open government policy at the Office of the Attorney General in Mexico, a complex job that I greatly enjoy.


Thursday October 29, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

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