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#236 Civic Tech in Ukraine & Georgia



This week, we will be hearing from a special international guest, Giorgi Vashadze, founder of Innovation and Development Foundation and a prominent Georgian and Ukrainian politician.

During his career, Giorgi Vashadze has initiated and implemented many techology reforms in government, most notably the Public Service Hall, an agency of the Georgian government which provides a variety of public services including biometric passports, ID cards, digital signatures, a citizen portal and unified demographic registries.

He will discuss these initiatives, as well as the work he currently does under the Innovation and Development Foundation.


President Obama’s Farewell Address

President Obama is scheduled to give his Farewell Address at 8pm. We will be streaming it for those interested in watching.


Agenda and meeting notes
Sponsor Metis
American Sign Language interpreter

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