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Webinar with Civil Society Candidates Shortlisted for the OGP Steering Committee – April 18

The Open Government Partnership webinars to meet with the candidates shortlisted for the two civil society seats on the OGP Steering Committee are now over.  You can watch the recorded April 18 event here.

The Selection Committee selected 9 finalists from a long list of 29 nominations received by the OGP Support Unit. Two new civil society members of the OGP Steering Committee will be announced in May. You can find details of the selection process here.

In order to meet the candidates, and promote a participatory and transparent debate about their vision for OGP, we coordinated a series of interactive webinars where the OGP civil society community was able interact with the group of shortlisted candidates.

The webinars were scheduled at different times in order to cater to communities in different time zones. 

Webinar 2 – Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10.00 EST (9.00 Mexico; 16.00 Cape Town; 18.00 Tbilisi; 22.00 Manila)
Speakers: Giorgi Kldiashvili (Georgia); Damaris O. Kiewiets (South Africa); Pablo Collada (Mexico); Czarina Medina-Guce (Philippines).

Webinar 1 – Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 9.00 EST (18.30 Mumbai; 19.00 Dhaka; 21.00 Ulaanbaatar – Manila), click here.
Speakers: Natalie Christine V. Jorge (Philippines); Venkatesh Nayak (India); Tur-Od Lkhagvajav (Mongolia), Tahmina Rahman (Bangladesh).

Ahead of the webinars, we invited questions for each of the candidates via Twitter using the hashtag #OGPcivilsociety

 
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