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Thursday, October 29 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Open Data for Following the Money

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This moderated panel will provide an overview of ONE's new Follow the Money map to highlight the real-world impact of transparency. Stanley Achonu (BudgIT) will discuss his organization's effort to use data in this regard. Michael Jarvis (World Bank) will give a short overview of the extractives visualization tool, which aims to make the oil, gas and mining sectors more transparent and easily understandable to ordinary citizen. The audience will participate in a discussion of transparency as a tool for helping ordinary citizens to hold governments accountable.

Moderators
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Martin Tisné

Director, Omidyar Network

Speakers
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Stanley Achonu

Operations Lead, BudgIT Nigeria
Founded in 2011, BudgIT is a civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement to facilitate societal change. A pioneer in the field of social advocacy melded with technology, BudgIT utilises an array of technology-based tools to simplify the budget and matters of public spending for citizens, with the primary aim of raising standards of transparency and accountability in government.
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Michael Jarvis

Global Lead - Governance of Extractives, World Bank
Promoting transparency and accountability for better outcomes from natural resource sectors. Pushing the envelope on disclosure of information and use of data from oil, gas and mining and how it connects to benefits for citizens.
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Joseph Kraus

Senior Policy Manager, The ONE Campaign
Joseph Kraus is Senior Policy Manager for Transparency & Accountability at The ONE Campaign, an international organization working to end extreme poverty in Africa. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science, with a focus on Africa.
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Lorena Rivero del Paso

General Director of Performance Monitoring and Information Analysis, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit


Thursday October 29, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

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