IMAFLORA, part of the Center’s Forest Code, participated on Tuesday at 14 pm, the 29th, the table which will discuss “Open Government and Environment” during the “First National Meeting on Open Government,” which is an initiative joint Institute, the NGO Article 19, the Center for Information and Coordination Point Br – NIC BR; Co: Lab / USP, the Open Knowledge Brazil, the Ministry of Transparency, Supervision and Comptroller General of the Union and the Government of São Paulo and INESC support.
The forester and IMAFLORA project manager, Maurice Voivodic, will be representing Brazil Climate Coalition, Forest and Agriculture and will address the importance of public access to information about the path of wood, since its removal from the forest to the consumer and the need for public opening of the database of the Document of Forest Origin as a way to reduce illegality in the sector.
Also participating in the debate at this table, Iracema Sena de Souza Marques (Cidadanize up), Ana Paula Gouveia Valdiones (Observatory of the Forest Code), Fernanda Meirelles (Idesam) and Joara Marchezini (Article 19) which will contribute to approaches towards the challenges to promote open government on environmental issues, including the management of municipal waste generation and monitoring of social and environmental commitments and the opening of important databases to a greater understanding of the environmental dynamics and land use in Brazil.
The event is part of government agencies, non-governmental organizations, researchers, universities, social movements, citizens and private sector, to discuss progress and challenges of the theme Open Government.
Event: 1st Brazilian Meeting on Open Government
Hours: 9 am to 19h
Location: Centro Cultural São Paulo
Address: Rua Vergueiro, 1000 (São Paulo / SP)
9 am Coffee reception
9h30 – 10h Opening
Otavio Moreira de Castro Neves – Director of Transparency and Social Control of CGU
Joara Marchezini – Representative of the Civil Society
Fernando Haddad – Mayor of São Paulo
10 am – 10:40 am Pre-launch of the III National Action Plan on Open Government and launch of the Action Plan of the São Paulo City Hall
10:40 – 12:30 Parallel sessions
• debate wheel with the public about the National Action Plan
Wheel debate with the public on Action Plan of São Paulo
• Coffee Hacker – Budget and Finance from City Hall
12h30 – 14h Lunch
14h – 15h30 Parallel sessions
Group work: Construction of a research agenda on open government (gym)
15h30 – 16h Snack
16h – 17h30 Parallel Sessions
Panel: Experiences exchange between cities
17h30 – 19h Exchange of experiences in government-open: sub-national governments (cities of Rio de Janeiro, Canoas, Belo Horizonte, state of Mato Grosso) and civil society. Discussion on the future of OGP in Brazil
Imaflora – Institute of Management and Forest Certification and Agricultural – is a Non Governmental Organization, non-profit organization working to promote conservation and sustainable use of natural resources and to generate social benefits in forestry and agricultural sectors. With a national presence and participation in international forums, it was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Piracicaba, São Paulo. Learn more at www.imaflora.org
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