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OGP Global Summit 2019: Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa, Canada


From the Event:
Plenary session recordings

As lead co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), the Government of Canada hosted the 6th Global Summit in Ottawa, Canada from May 29-31st, 2019.

The Summit brought together the 79 member countries and 20 local governments of OGP, along with thousands of civil society groups, multilateral organizations, academia, and beyond. The goal of the Summit was to share knowledge and together create solutions for more open and transparent governments around the globe.

The OGP Summit hosted reformers to discuss ways to leverage open government initiatives and tools to build stronger, more accountable, and responsive democracies; driving home an ambitious agenda around the key themes of inclusion, participation, and the impact of open government.

In their roles as Chairs of the OGP Steering Committee, the Government of Canada and Nathaniel Heller from Results for Development called on OGP governments and civil society to view the Summit as an opportunity to deliver concrete actions addressing the summit’s key themes and focal areas: gender and inclusion, civic space, and strengthening democratic governance in the digital age. You can find suggested action points in our

Please visit the 2019 OGP Global Summit website for information about the priorities, agenda, registration, and more. You can access recordings of the sessions and plenaries here. Visit OGP Summit 2019 Simple Agenda for top-level session information.


Watch OGP CEO Sanjay Pradhan’s remarks from the Opening Ceremony:

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