Leveraging Youth and Technology for Governance Reforms


On August 12th, people around the world will celebrate International Youth Day, marking the 17th year the United Nations has designated a day to celebrate and reflect upon the enormous potential of youth to catalyze change in their communities and societies.

To mark this occasion, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and OpenGov Hub are pleased to co-host a panel discussion focused on how youth and technology contribute to governance reforms around the world.

The Center for International Private Enterprise and OpenGov Hub invite you to an event on:

Leveraging Youth and Technology for Governance Reforms

Monday, August 15, 2016 12:30 PM


OpenGov Hub

1110 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 500 Washington DC 20005

Lunch will be provided

Join a timely conversation to hear diverse perspectives and experiences (from Venezuela, Liberia, Nepal, and more) on this topic.


  • Blair Glencorse – Founder and Executive Director, Accountability Lab
  • Maggie McDonough – Director of Programs & Strategy, North America of SoukTel (via Skype from Ramallah)
  • Giannina (Gigi) Raffo – Venezuelan Fellow, Atlas Corps and Program Director, CEDICE
  • Maiko Nakagaki – Program Officer for Global Programs, CIPE (discussion moderator)

The Center for International Private Enterprise strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy and a non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. For over 30 years, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and civil society to build the institutions vital to a democratic society. www.cipe.org

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