Tag: open government

Moving from Open Data to Open Knowledge: Announcing the Commerce Data Usability Project

Opening up government to better serve the American people has been a key priority of this Administration from day one. On his first full day in office, President Obama signed the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government, ushering in a

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Think government should be more transparent, engaging and accountable? Here’s how to get involved in writing the UK’s new open government action plan

Open government is the simple but powerful idea that governments and institutions work better for citizens when they are transparent, engaging and accountable. As a member of the global Open Government Partnership, the UK and devolved governments must publish an

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Open data in Russia

The process of public data disclosure in Russia were launched by the Presidential decree — to provide public access to open government data… Continue reading on Medium »

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TransparencyCamp Europe comes to Amsterdam

Developers, government officials, journalists and activists from all over Europe will shine their light on EU decision making and open government as TransparencyCamp Europe comes to Amsterdam. Today, Open State Foundation together with the Dutch Presidency of the Council of

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The Open Data Utopia of the Pampas

An Ad Hoc Introduction to Argentine Affairs This post was written by Andres Snitcofsky an open government / data activist in Argentina. See Andres Medium account for more posts – https://medium.com/@rusosnith Since a new government took office in Argentina, a party

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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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Open Data goes local in Nepal: Findings of Nepal Open Data Index 2015

The Local Open Data Index Nepal 2015 is a crowdsourced survey that examines the availability of Open Data at city level. The survey was conducted for the first time in Nepal by Open Knowledge Nepal. See our previous post that

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Northern Ireland launches its open data portal

Northern Ireland has officially launched its open data portal, OpenDataNI, the goal of which is to provide a global platform where public services and all governmental agencies can publish data. This CKan-based portal is now accessible through NIDirect, the official

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Tunisia Presents its Open Budget Project: MIZANIATOUNA (Our Budget)

The Tunisian revolution has spawned a butterfly effect, very specific to its context. On the ground, events have continued to evolve, contributing to a revolution within the Tunisian administration. As a result, the foundation has now been laid for an

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Sunlight in 2015: Looking back on the world of opengov

Sunlight in 2015 Investigations State and Local team Federal team International team Criminal justice team TCamp15 From Capitol Hill to city hall to parliament, Sunlight made an impact opening governments large and small, engaging citizens at home and abroad. Take

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