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Thursday, May 28 • 14:45 - 15:45
Open Data and Parliaments / Données ouvertes et parlements

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Panelists will explore issues surrounding the importance of legislative data and its role in enhancing dialogue between lawmakers and citizens, as well as the impact of legislative openness on broader open government reform.
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Scott Hubli

Director of Governance Programs, National Democratic Institute
Scott Hubli is the Director of Governance Programs at the National Democratic Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

Speakers
avatar for Regina Oforiwaa Amanfo

Regina Oforiwaa Amanfo

Program Officer, Ghana Centre for Democratic Development
Regina Oforiwaa Amanfo is a program officer at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana). She is a political scientist and a public administration specialist by training and has experience in research, with a special focus on parliamentary work. She plays a leading role in CDD-Ghana’s parliamentary strengthening program, including building the capacity of the research department of Ghana’s Parliament and... Read More →
avatar for Vukosava Crjnanski

Vukosava Crjnanski

Founder and Director, Centre for Research, Transparency, and Accountability
Vukosava Crjnanski is the founder and director of the Center for Research, Transparency and Accountability in Serbia. She is also a founder of the Otvoreni Parlament (Open Parliament) coalition of civil society organizations in Serbia. Vukosava has served as a regional trainer for the National Democratic Institute (NDI) since 2003, and as a consultant to numerous domestic and international foundations and non-governmental... Read More →
avatar for Sen. Hernán Larraín

Sen. Hernán Larraín

Hernán Larraín is a current senator, former President of the Senate of Chile, and chairman of the Independent Democratic Union political party. Senator Larraín was elected to the Senate representing District 11, the Maule Region, in 1994. He served a one-year term as President of the Senate from 2004-2005. From 2006-2008 and again in 2015, he was selected as chairman of the Independent Democratic Union (Unión... Read More →
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Chakshu Roy

PRS Legislative Research
Chakshu Roy heads the outreach team and leads the legislator and citizen engagement initiatives at PRS Legislative Research in India. PRS is a unique initiative that provides non-partisan analysis to all Members of Parliament in India. Chakshu has conceptualised and developed India’s only online database of all state laws and has conducted capacity-building workshops for over 1000 journalists on tracking the work of legislators. Before... Read More →


Thursday May 28, 2015 14:45 - 15:45
2. Salon Ottawa

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