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Wednesday, October 28
 

3:00pm

Building Citizens’ Trust in Justice and Security
The purpose of this session will be to generate insights into how the OGP platform in particular and the open governance field in general can be strengthened to deliver on universal goals of public safety and access to justice. In order to do this, the session will bring together key OGP, justice, and security protagonists from both government and civil society to discuss successes, challenges and opportunities for strengthening outcomes related to security and access to justice based on an open governance approach.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Lester Ramirez

Lester Ramirez

Asociacion Para Una Sociedad Mas Justa
Transparency, anticorruption and combating impunity through a multi-sector approach. Research Coordinator for Asociación Para una Sociedad Más Justa -Honduras TI Chapter
avatar for Darío Ramírez

Darío Ramírez

Director, ARTICLE 19, Oficina para México y Centroamerica
Desde 2006, es Director de la Oficina para México y Centroamérica de ARTICLE 19. Antes de unirse a la organización civil, Darío fue Director General Adjunto de la Unidad de Promoción y Defensa de los Derechos Humanos de la Secretaría de Gobernación. Antes de trabajar en la... Read More →


Wednesday October 28, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

5:00pm

Providing Access to Justice for All through Open Judiciary: Comparative Experiences from the U.S., Latin America, and China
This session will talk, first, about the keys of Open Judiciary (Justicia Abierta) and then it will showcase experiences related Open Judiciary from U.S., Latin America, and China via a panel discussion. The target of the panel is to achieve the basis for an Open Judiciary action plan in developed countries, developing countries, and closed societies. In addition to this panel, an international survey will help to this target. The survey is open whom wants to participate, and it is available in English, Spanish and Chinese in the website of the Stanford Law School, CGC, fromOctober 27th on, until November 15th, 2015 ( https://cgc.law.stanford.edu ).

Moderators
avatar for Carlos E. Jiménez-Gómez

Carlos E. Jiménez-Gómez

Chair (IEEE e-Government), IEEE e-Government / Department of Justice of Catalonia, Spain
[ES] Investigador y profesional especializado en Open & Smart Government, e-Justicia e Interoperabilidad. Como profesional, Carlos tiene experiencia en proyectos innovadores y estratégicos relacionados con la adopción de tecnología en las organizaciones públicas, habiendo participado... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Rodrigo Sandoval Almazan

Rodrigo Sandoval Almazan

Profesor Investigador, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico
avatar for Mei Gechlik

Mei Gechlik

Director, China Guiding Cases Project, Stanford Law School
Dr. Mei Gechlik is founder and director of Stanford Law School’s China Guiding Cases Project (“CGCP”). Formerly a tenured professor in Hong Kong, she has been a visiting faculty member at Peking University and the University of Vienna. Since its founding in 2011, the CGCP... Read More →
avatar for Carlos E. Jiménez-Gómez

Carlos E. Jiménez-Gómez

Chair (IEEE e-Government), IEEE e-Government / Department of Justice of Catalonia, Spain
[ES] Investigador y profesional especializado en Open & Smart Government, e-Justicia e Interoperabilidad. Como profesional, Carlos tiene experiencia en proyectos innovadores y estratégicos relacionados con la adopción de tecnología en las organizaciones públicas, habiendo participado... Read More →



Wednesday October 28, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

6:00pm

RTBF and Access to Justice
This workshop will examine the pros and cons of the right to be forgotten (RTBF) in a legal context. Countries' experiences will test the hypothesis that the availability of a judgements database improves the accountability, predictability, economy, and integrity of the judicial system. However, the courts' inability to build such judgements databases is directly related to parties' RTBF or related privacy claims.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for David Banisar

David Banisar

Senior Legal Counsel, ARTICLE 19
Biography: David Banisar is Senior Legal Counsel at ARTICLE 19 and leads the organisation’s work on transparency and information rights, including the right to information, environmental protection and sustainable development. He has worked in the field of information policy for... Read More →
avatar for Sandra Coliver

Sandra Coliver

Senior Managing Legal Officer, Open Society Justice Initiative
I am working to support litigation and law reform to strengthen and defend the rights to freedom of association and assembly in parts of Latin America, Europe and Africa; build support for, and use of, the Principles on Protest and Right to Information, including by working with networks... Read More →


Wednesday October 28, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty
 
Thursday, October 29
 

10:00am

Open Justice: Transparency, Collaboration and Open Data in the Judiciary
In this session, Carlos E. Jimenez, from the Department of Justice of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia will make an introduction to the concept of open justice. Later, Lena White, of the Judicial System of Costa Rica, will discuss about the Judicial Open Government Initiative in Costa Rica, followed by Dante Preisser Renteria, from the Mexican Attorney General's Office, who will talk about the Open Justice initiative in Mexico. Finally, Sandra Elena, from the Justice Program of CIPPEC, will close the session with a discussion about open data in Latin American judicial systems.

Moderators
avatar for Ester Kaufman

Ester Kaufman

Investigadora, Instituto de Desarrollo Económico Social (IDES): Programa de Estudios de Gobierno abierto y Red Académica de Gobierno Abierto
Abogada y Magister en Ciencias Sociales. Coordinadora de la Red Académica de Gobierno Abierto. Directora del Centro de Estudios de Gobierno Abierto del CIS-IDES-CONICET. Tutora del Curso OEA: Estrategias para el Gobierno Abierto en las Américas. Ex Directora de la Red Virtual de... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Carlos E. Jiménez-Gómez

Carlos E. Jiménez-Gómez

Chair (IEEE e-Government), IEEE e-Government / Department of Justice of Catalonia, Spain
[ES] Investigador y profesional especializado en Open & Smart Government, e-Justicia e Interoperabilidad. Como profesional, Carlos tiene experiencia en proyectos innovadores y estratégicos relacionados con la adopción de tecnología en las organizaciones públicas, habiendo participado... Read More →
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 10:00am - 11:00am
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty

11:00am

Open Justice: Bringing the Law Closer to the People
In this session, the organizing team wil lead the discussion which will be divided into three sections: transparency; citizen participation in the judiciary; and relationship between law and citizenship. Overall, the table will be a free exchange of ideas with the theme "Open Justice: bringing the law to society". It will bring visibility to the issues of transparency and public participation in the judiciary system and discuss on the distance between right and citizenship. The panel will include the perspective of academia, civil society and the judiciary system.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Mariela Ponce

Mariela Ponce

Juez, Poder Judicial Querétaro
Doctora en Derecho. Juez penal oral para adolescentes. Docente certificado en el nuevo sistema de justicia penal y académica en instituciones públicas y privadas.


Thursday October 29, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palacio de Minería Calle de Tacuba 5, Centro, Mexico CIty