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Daniel Swislow

National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Senior Partnerships Officer
USA / États-Unis

Dan Swislow serves as senior partnerships officer at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) as part of the governance team, leading the Institute's presence in Silicon Valley and supporting programs related to open government and civic innovation. Dan helped to found OpeningParliament.org, a community of nearly 170 organizations focused on the openness and transparency of legislatures in 83 countries; was a lead drafter of the Declaration on Parliamentary Openness; and facilitates NDI's collaboration with the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the Institute’s co-chairmanship of OGP's Legislative Openness Working Group. He has led workshops or been featured as a speaker at international events and conferences on five continents. Dan was awarded a Legislative Fellowship in 2013, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, to support transparency and accountability advocacy to the Congress of Mexico.