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AGENDA Wednesday, May 14

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Forum Location: JB1-080 auditorium (701 18 Street NW, Washington DC) Time


8:00 – 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00

Welcome by Roby Senderowitsch, Program Manager of the GPSA Opening Remarks Sanjay Pradhan, Vice President, Change, Leadership and Innovation, World Bank Keynote Presentation: What Does the Evidence Really Say? Jonathan Fox, Professor, American University, Washington DC

10:00 – 11:25

Sharing Session: What works in Social Accountability? In Carrousel format, three breakout groups will address the questions posed in the Keynote Presentation. Facilitated by GPSA Secretariat staff – Andres Falconer, Marcos Mendiburu, Maria Poli, Olive Moore - How do we bolster state-citizen synergy? - What kinds of Transparency lead to Accountability? - How do public oversight strategies take scale into account?

11:25 – 11:40

Coffee Break

11:40 – 1:00

Panel: From Theory to Change – Designing and Implementing Social Accountability Interventions for Governance Results Moderator: Helene Grandvoinnet, Lead Specialist, World Bank Courtney Tolmie, Senior Program Director, Results for Development Institute Lily Tsai, Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Marcio Vasconcelos, Technology for Social Change manager, Fundación AVINA

1:00 – 2:30

Lunch with Executive Directors of the World Bank

2:30 – 4:00

Sharing Session: Implementing strategic Social Accountability initiatives Moderator: Andres Falconer Breakout groups to address the following three questions: - How can collaborative social accountability mechanisms thrive and succeed in adverse environments? - What role could the GPSA play in fostering enabling environments and leveraging change? - What can we, as Global Partners, commit to achieve in order to accelerate this change?

4:00 – 4:15

Coffee Break

4:15 – 5:45

Creating a Global Partnership - GPSA Secretariat update and vision-building exercise Jonas Rolett, Regional Advocacy Manager for Europe, Open Society Foundations

6:00 – 7:00

Cocktail Reception & Celebration of GPSA Grantees

Thursday, May 15th Forum Location: JB1-080 auditorium (701 18th Street NW, Washington DC) 8:00 – 9:00

Networking Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30

Roundtable: Constructive Engagement – Working Together A multi-sectoral dialogue with representatives of Civil Society, Government and the Private Sector Moderator: Lindsay Coates, Executive Vice President, InterAction Eric Silfen, Chief Medical Officer, Philips Konrad Specker, Head of Institutional Partnerships, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Caroline Gibu, Executive Director, Ciudadanos al Día Peter Simbani, Director of Debt and Aid, Ministry of Finance, Malawi

10:30 – 11:30

Framing the Dialogue A review of Forum insights, lessons and questions, led by the Forum Rapporteurs

11:30 – 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:45

Dialogue with the World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group is interviewed by Stella Dawson, Chief Correspondent on Governance and Anti-Corruption at Thomson Reuters

12:45 – 2:00

Light Lunch and Networking

2:00 – 3:30

Open Forum A Global Partner-led, unconference-style sharing for action session, on the following proposed topics: Political Economy Analysis Citizen Feedback Mechanisms CSO Accountability ICT for Transparency, Citizen Engagement and Accountability Research and Applied Research Organizational Sustainability GPSA Operations (Resource Mobilization, Knowledge and Learning, Partnerships)

3:30 – 3:45

Closing Session

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