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What is 311 and why is it good news for both governments and citizens?

  "Open311 is the mechanism through which citizens can slot their service requests directly into the computerised ‘to do’ lists of local go…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Jan 17, 2013

Can PB be part of the solution in Greece?

"Since the beginnings of the eurozone crisis in early 2010, the trade-off between austerity and democracy has become obvious." "A possible…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Nov 26, 2012

Check out how Montreal's Hackers fight corruption

"To fight corruption in the 21st century, you have to use 21st century technology," said Jonathan Brun, co-founder of Quebec Ouvert, which…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Nov 20, 2012

Happening now! ICT-mediated anti-corruption forum organized by the Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network (GYAC)

The 3rd Voices Against Corruption Forum (http://voices-against-corruption.ning.com/page/3rd-gyac-forum) organized by the Global Youth Anti-…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Nov 6, 2012

How open data is changing international aid: watch Sanjay Pradhan's TED Talk

Sanjay Pradhan, Vicepresident of the World Bank Institute, was invited to speak at the TED Global conference in Edinburgh, Scotland on Open…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Oct 31, 2012

Read this new UN book on Technology and Citizen Participation!

Read this new UN book on Technology & Citizen Participation, which "addresses, from different viewpoints, a very topical subject: the c…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Oct 26, 2012

How can you communicate through open data?

“These are the days of open journalism, reporters who can use the power of the web can produce stronger, better stories. Open journalism in…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Sep 26, 2012

Visualizing Montenegro’s budget: A step towards participatory budgeting?

Look at this new project between Montenegro’s Ministry of Finance and UNDP. This project is part of the Open Government Partnership. The pl…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Sep 20, 2012

First steps for Participatory Budgeting in Finland

Check out the Participatory Budgeting process that is emerging in Finland!  

Started by Mariana SM

0 Sep 17, 2012

A new African research lab on ICT is being launched in Kenya. Any thoughts on its potential?

IBM will place its first African research lab in Kenya, which will serve Africa as a whole. "IBM Research – Africa' will conduct basic a…

Started by Mariana SM

0 Sep 11, 2012

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