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October 2020 Justice Events

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OGP and our partners are hosting a range of events on justice throughout the month of October. Find information about the upcoming events below, and learn more about justice in OGP here.

Asia-Pacific Justice for All Webinar Series

In an effort to close the justice gap, these virtual gatherings will bring together legal professionals from both the formal and informal sector across the Asia-Pacific region. The objective of the gathering is to share experiences, solutions and challenges, as well as broaden the conversation to explore justice for all from a regional perspective.

Session 3: Partnerships and Resources

Wednesday, October 28 at 13:00 (Dhaka) / 14:00 (Jakarta) / 15:00 (Manila


  • Prahesti Pandanwangi, Director of Law and Regulation, National
    Development Planning Agency, Republic of Indonesia
  • Febi Yonesta, Co-Chair, Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation
  • D. Sunjid, Project Coordinator, Civic Engagement Project, Ministry of Justice and Internal Affairs Mongolia & Swiss Development Agency
  • Badamragchaa Purevdorj, Justice Program Manager, Open Society Forum
  • Moderator: Ivy Ong, Senior Regional Coordinator, Open Government Partnership (OGP)

Learn more here, or register here.

Find recordings from previous sessions in the series here.


Open Justice Reforms During a Pandemic: Lessons and Challenges from Latin America and the Caribbean

October 28, 3:00 PM Buenos Aires | 1:00 PM Mexico City/Bogota | 12:00 San Jose

As justice systems in Latin America face severe and complex problems worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for this webinar to identify how justice systems and civil society have used open justice tools and approaches during the pandemic, evaluate actions to prevent setbacks and ensure the sustainability of open justice reforms in the region, and identify opportunities to include open justice commitments in national action plans. This webinar, co-hosted by OGP and Red Internacional Justicia Abierta (RIJA) will be in Spanish only (no English interpretation).

Learn more and register here.


Global Week for Justice

Global Dialogue of Justice Leaders: Justice for All for a Fair, Resilient, and Inclusive Response

This event has already occurred.

Chaired by Justice Canada. Justice Leaders from around the world will came together to discuss strategies and plans to increase justice as part of COVID-19 response and recovery.

Learn more here.


Inaugural Meeting: OGP Coalition on Justice

This event has already occurred.

The OGP Coalition on Justice is a forum for OGP members to share how they advance justice through commitments co-created by government and civil society in their action plans and to discuss future action.

Learn more about the Coalition here.



Inaugural West Africa Legal Empowerment Summit

This series of events has already occurred.

In an effort to bridge the justice gap, a group of local, national, and international CSOs are bringing together paralegals and organizations that support paralegals from across West Africa to begin a regional conversation on legal empowerment, and how together, we can better face common challenges and realize our collective aspirations in making access to justice a reality for all.

Find recordings of the sessions here.

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