Session on open government standards on the first day of the POINT 3.0. Conference

On the first day of the conference, sessions on open government standards will be organized by the Analitika - Centre for Social Research, Mediacenter and CRA „Why not". The session titled "Open / Closed : Government and citizens " will bring together representatives from local and international organizations who will speak about the concept of open government and the specific activities and measures  which different governments take and which yet have to take in order to apply the principles of openness and transparency .

Speakers at the session will be Nout van der Vaart, member of the Open Government Partnership’s Civil Society Engagement Team, Krzysztof Izdebski , representative of the Polish NGO network Watchdog and an expert in the field of free access to information, Brkan Brkan, president of the association "Why not", Maja Branković, advocacy coordinator in Transparency International BiH and Anto Bajo , an associate at the Institute for Public Finance in Croatia and professor at the Faculty of Economics . The session will be moderated by Nermin Voloder from the Centre for Social Research Analitika.

The session will be held on May 22nd, starting at 11:40.

This event is part of the project "Public Data Now – Civil society initiative for open government policies and practices ", funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sarajevo.