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OGP’s Five-Year Anniversary

The Open Government Partnership celebrated its fifth anniversary at a Heads of State and Government High-Level Event on the margins of UNGA71. This event was co-hosted by the current and incoming OGP Co-Chairs and was an opportunity to reflect on the partnership’s first five years and to share our vision for its future.

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Order of Speakers (Follow links for text of speeches.)

  • Deputy Minister Ayanda Dlodlo, South Africa
  • Alejandro Gonzalez, Executive Director of GESOC, OGP co-chair
  • HE Dacian Ciolos, Prime Minister of Romania
  • HE Jusuf Kalla, Vice President of Indonesia
  • Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme
  • Sanjay Pradhan, OGP CEO
  • Haydeé Perez, youth representative
  • OGP Ambassador Winnie Byanyima
  • HE Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, OGP co-chair
  • Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the World Resources Institute, incoming OGP co-chair
  • HE François Hollande, President of the French Republic, incoming OGP co-chair
  • HE Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia
  • HE Andrej Kiska, President of Slovakia
  • Gayle Smith, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Minister Jean-Vincent Placé, France
  • Related Remarks from UNGA 71

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