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Africa Regional Meeting May 2015

                                                             Africa Regional OGP Meeting

                                                                        May 19-21, 2015

                                                                 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


The Government of Tanzania will host the second-ever OGP Africa Regional Meeting on May 20-21, 2015 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A civil society day will take place on May 19, 2015 (more information here). The theme of the meeting is Enhancing Accountability through Open Governance”.  The venue for the meeting is the Julius Nyerere International Convention Center.  More information about visas, hotels, and event logisitcs can be found here (also posted below).  The agenda has been posted here.  The agenda for the civil society day is posted below.  

The 2015 OGP Africa Regional Meeting will bring together government and civil society leaders, decision-makers, thinkers and doers from the region. The meeting will highlight interesting open government initiatives from across the region including the presentation of new OGP national action plans by governments. The meeting also provides an exciting opportunity to exchange ideas, lessons, experiences, and expertise on open government reforms among government and civil society participants. 

Funding for participation at the OGP Africa Regional Meeting is limited and attendees are encouraged to fund their own costs of participation including airfare and accommodation. If you are from civil society and unable to meet the costs of participation yourself or secure funding from other sources, please confirm that you will need travel support. We will then inquire with international funders about the possibility of offering you support.  Governments are responsible for bearing the costs of participation including flights and accommodation. 


Update April 29th:  Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2015 OGP Africa Regional Meeting in Tanzania.  We are pleased to see the overwhelming response.  However, due to space constraints we are currently unable to accommodate additional registrations.  We will keep you informed of any changes in the coming days.
Update May 14th: The agendas for the CSO day and Regional Meeting have been posted below.  

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