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Thursday, October 29 • 8:30am - 10:00am
OGP and the SDGs: Open Governments Key in Achieving the 2030 Development Agenda

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The Open Government Partnership structure and mandate present a unique platform and model for the kind of cooperation, capacities, and commitment required to successfully monitor the implementation of Goal 16 of promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels; the goal understood as key to the achievement of all SDGs, and the goal most aligned with OGP principles. This session is designed to engage participants OGP members, multilateral partners, and stakeholders in framing the role of OGP in the 2030 development arena; identify and define benchmarks and methodologies to track progress on Goal 16 implementation; and, assess individual and collective capacities to monitor OGP implementation in alignment with the SDG implementation overall. The session will be a highly interactive open discussion chaired by UNDP and WRI, expected to kick-start the development of a robust methodology for Goal 16 monitoring, and identify volunteer countries for pilots.

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avatar for Jairo Acuña Alfaro

Jairo Acuña Alfaro

Policy Advisor, United Nations Development Programme, UNDP
Jairo Acuña-Alfaro is the Policy Advisor on Core Government Functions and Public Service Excellence, at the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support at UNDP New York since December 2014. | | Prior to coming to UNDP New York, Mr. Acuña-Alfaro worked as Policy Adviser on public administration reform and anti-corruption in UNDP Viet Nam since October 2007. In that capacity, Mr. Acuña-Alfaro has helped develop several policies regarding... Read More →
avatar for Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson

Global Director, Governance, World Resources Institute
World Resources Institute

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Thursday October 29, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

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