Bio

20 years fighting Corruption.

Co-founder and Executive Director of TI’s Colombia NC (1998- 2006). Member of TI’s International Board of Directors initially elected in 1999 and re-elected in 2002; between 2002 and 2005 appointed as Vice-Chair with Peter Eigen. TI’s senior adviser on public contracting/procurement. MAC member. Accredited IM since 2007, upon leaving Colombia to live abroad. Chair of the board of TI-Colombia, upon returning to Colombia in 2014. For 11 years I have also worked extensively on transparency, accountability and integrity within the CSOs sector.

Current International Governance Bodies:

Regional Co-chair - Rendir Cuentas: Regional Initiative for Transparency and Accountability of CSO in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2010. Independent Board Member - Accountable Now (previously INGO Accountability Charter) since 2014. Member of the Executive Committee - Global Standard for CSO accountability Project since 2105. Member - Independent Accountability Committee of the CPDE since 2015.

Leadership in Civil Society Organizations since 1978

Co-founder and Executive Director of the NGO “Women’s house”. Programme coordinator for women inclusion. Design and implementation of methodologies to enhance participation of grassroots organizations in public affairs. Evaluator of community projects. Member of the Open Forum for CSO Development Effectiveness. Co-founder and member of the Latin American Network for Democracy.

With the Colombian public sector 1978-1997

Presidential Office:
Deputy Director for political affairs, National Rehabilitation Plan. Senior Adviser, Presidential Programme for Women Inclusion. Senior Adviser for strengthening CSOs, Presidential Programme on Fighting Poverty.
Ministry of Agriculture:
Head of Office, Rural Development and Women’s Programme. Senior Adviser, Fund for Integrated Rural Development.

Consulting Experience since 1978

GIZ, IICA, UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF amongst others

More than 10 publications on women issues and development effectiveness.

Related Publications

Sources of information on corruption in Rwanda

  • education
  • trends

Participatory lawmaking, public consultations and petitions

  • public consultations
  • petitions
  • participatory lawmaking

Proactive Disclosure of Information and State-Owned Enterprises

  • access to information
  • soes

Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in Ghana

  • ghana
  • germany's development cooperation
  • commission on human rights and administrative justice
  • serious fraud office

Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in Armenia

  • anti-corruption legislation

Rosa Ines Opsina Robledo

Affiliation

Transparency Colombia and Rendir Cuentas

Professional Title

Chair of the Board of Transparency Colombia and regional co-chair of Rendir Cuentas

Region

  • Americas

Country/Territory

Topics

Specialisms

For the last 12 years I'm working with emphasis in CSO's accountability and transparency challenges, initiatives, methodologies, and tools around the world.

Email Address

riospina@gmail.com

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