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Wednesday, October 28 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Engaging Legislatures More Deeply in OGP: Recent Developments

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Moderated by the co-chairs of the Legislative Openness Working Group and hosted by the President of the Senate of Mexico, Sen. Roberto Gil Zuarth, this high-level session will allow parliamentary leadership from around the globe to share information about experiences and challenges in implementing commitments to parliamentary openness. This session will also explore solutions for how OGP can deepen engagement the legislative branch.

Moderators
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Kenneth Wollack

President, National Democratic Institute
Kenneth Wollack is president of the National Democratic Institute. He has been actively involved in foreign affairs, journalism and politics since 1972.Mr. Wollack joined NDI in 1986 as executive vice president. The Institute's board of directors, then chaired by former Vice President Walter Mondale, elected him president in March 1993.Mr.Wollack has traveled extensively in Eastern and Central Europe, the former Soviet Union, Latin America, the... Read More →

Speakers
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Hon. Gordana Comic

Deputy Speaker, National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia
Hon. Gordana Comic was elected to the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 2000 and served as the deputy speaker from 2001 to 2008 and again from 2012 to present. She was the chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee from 2004 to 2007, member and deputy chairperson of the Environmental Protection Committee from 2001 to 2007 and 2012 to 2014 and member of the Serbian Assembly’s European Integration Committee from 2005 to 2014.
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Vukosava Crnjanski

Founder, Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability
Vukosava Crnjanski Šabović is the founder and director of the Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability (CRTA), an independent non-profit civil society organization. CRTA advocates transparent and accountable decision making and uses ICT to empower citizens and media to become active as watchdogs. CRTA monitoring projects – Istinomer, Otvoreni parlament and Prati pare &ndash... Read More →
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Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang

President, Pan African Parliament
Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang is the President of the Pan African Parliament, the parliamentary body of the African Union representing the continent of Africa. Elected in 2015, he serves a three-year term representing the Central Africa Region. Hon. Nkodo Dang also serves as an elected member of parliament from Cameroon.
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Deputy Minister Ayanda Dlodlo

Deputy Minister for Public Service and Administration, Republic of South Africa
Ms Ayanda Dlodlo is the Deputy Minister for the Public Service and Administration of the Republic of South Africa, a position she was first appointed to on 1 November 2010, and re- appointed to on 26 May 2014. In this capacity, she serves as a representative of South Africa to the Open Government Partnership in its role as lead chair. Ms Dlodlo is a member of the ANC National Executive Committee and a Member of Parliament. Ms Dlodlo served an... Read More →
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Sen. Hernán Larraín

Senator and Chairman of the Bicameral Commission on Transparency, Congress of Chile
Hernán Larraín is a current senator, former President of the Senate of Chile, and former chairman of the Independent Democratic Union political party. Senator Larraín was elected to the Senate representing District 11, the Maule Region, in 1994. He served a one-year term as President of the Senate from 2004-2005. From 2006-2008, he was selected as chairman of the Independent Democratic Union (Unión... Read More →
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Haydeé Pérez

Executive Director, Fundar: Center for Research and Analysis
Haydeé Perez is executive director of Fundar: Center for Analysis and Research. Earlier she served as coordinator of transparency and accountability programs at Fundar, and is a leading civil society representative to the Open Government Partnership in Mexico. She is the author of several articles and essays on access to information, accountability, citizen participation and open government. Perez previously worked as a researcher... Read More →
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Sen. Roberto Gil Zuarth

President, Senate of Mexico
Senator Roberto Gil Zuarth currently serves as President of the Senate of Mexico. He has formerly served as Undersecretary of the Interior. Gil was a national Deputy from 2009 to 2011 during the 61st Legislature.


Wednesday October 28, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

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