Asia Pacific Leaders Forum 2017
When & where
- 14 December 2017
- Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta, Indonesia
About the event
Hosted by the Government of Indonesia, the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government (APLF2017) is expected to bring together over 200 heads of state, ministers, local government leaders, civil society organisations, businesses, and development partners to share experiences and best practices on ways to advance open government in the Asia Pacific.
APFL2017 will touch upon some of the most pressing challenges in the region, including inclusive development, environmental sustainability, and economic growth. More importantly, the Forum will highlight how open government can offer innovative solutions to each of these issues and deepen citizen trust in government.
For more information about the event, please visit the Open Government Indonesia website here.
Follow the discussion
- Watch live – the opening plenary, starting at 9:00 in Jakarta (find your timezone here), will be livestreamed – watch it live here.
- Twitter – the OGP account, as well as the OpenGov Indonesia account, will be covering all of the day’s proceedings on twitter using the #APLF2017 hashtag.
- Share your thoughts – use the #APLF2017 hashtag on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) to add your voice to the conversation!
- Closing Remarks: From Bali to Jakarta: The evolution of OGP in Asia Pacific – Shreya Basu
- Press Release: Asia Pacific Leaders’ Forum Opens in Jakarta
- The Jakarta Post: Making open government transformational by Sanjay Pradhan
- GovInsider is publishing a series of op-eds to highlight inspiring open government stories in the Asia-Pacific region. Here are the latest pieces with still more to come:
- Indonesia: “Why Indonesia is so keen to open up”
- Bojonegoro, Indonesia: “How we are opening up in Bojonegoro”
- Philippines: “How Open Government can cut corruption”
- South Korea: “Inside South Korea’s massive new inclusion initiative”
- Indonesia: “Inside the Indonesian President’s Executive Office”
- Yanuar Nugroho, the Indonesian President’s Deputy Chief of Staff, makes a case for continued open data and open government development in Indonesia for The Jakarta Post – read the full article here.