Tag: accountability

ONE’s Follow the Money Website: Showcasing Open Data Success Stories

Central to OGP is the belief that “good ideas come from everywhere” and we at ONE could not agree more. Our Follow the Money website provides a centralized place to highlight stories about how citizens are successfully using open data

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The State of Open Data in Ghana: Part 1

I joined the School of Data in April as one of the fellows for 2015. Continue reading on Medium »

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Practicing open data: publishing court decisions in Germany

In order to hold government to account, people need to know what it is doing. That is why it is so important for civil society to be able to have access to information on all types of government actions. Advocating

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Africa Open Data Conference Session – “Role of Local Data in the data revolution”

The Open Institute in conjunction with the PEPFAR–MCC Partnership is organising a session at the Africa Open Data Conference that shall be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 2nd to 5th September 2015. The three-hour session shall be held

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An ‘EITI geek’ on open data

31 July 2015 Christoffer Claussen The quest, challenges and exciting possibilities of unlocking data. Image: Shutterstock. Over the course of the last six months, my work has revolved around EITI data. I am what you could call an ‘EITI geek’.

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BudgIT: ‘We give Nigerians accessible data, so they can hold leaders to account’

With the 2015 Open Data Awards just around the corner, we catch up with Oluseun Onigbinde, Co-founder of BudgIT, a Nigerian civic startup with a mission to make government budgets easier to understand for citizens. BudgIT is a finalist for

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Episode #7 – Participatory Politics Foundation with David Moore – Open Data, Accountability, Transparency and Organizing

Here it is! – OK Cast Episode 7. We discuss the work of the Participatory Politics Foundation with David Moore. You can reach him on Twitter @ppolitics. The Participatory Politics Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan, open source organization that’s mission

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