Video from Nordic Models OGP Panel Now Available


Video is now available of the panel discussion at the Europe Regional meeting of the Open Government Partnership, held in Dublin on 8-9th May 2014. TASC, the Nordic Embassies in Dublin (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) and the International Ombudsman Institute co-operated to provide a line up of speakers discussing the Nordic Models of open and transparent government, including the Nordic invention of the Ombudsman, which is now part of democratic governance institutions in over 100 countries around the world.


  • Dr Nat O'Connor, Director, TASC (Chair)
  • Mr Roald Næss, Ambassador of Norway
  • Mr Arne Fliflet, Parliamentary Ombudsman for Public Administration, Norway
  • Mr Peter Tyndall, Irish Ombudsman and Information Commissioner
  • Ms Elizabet Fura, Ombudsman of Sweden and member of International Ombudsman Institute Board of Directors
  • Mr Luis Esquivel, Access to Information Program, World Bank
  • Ms Sari Raassina, the Finnish State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance
  • Ms Catherine Lippert, special advisor on Open Government and Open Data Innovation Strategy, Agency for Digitisation, Danish Ministry of Finance

Media enquiries should be directed to:

Shana Cohen
Tel: +353 1 6169050

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