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Can technology end poverty? Share your thoughts!

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"The trick is making sure everyone shares in the coming abundance — or at least has a fair shot at doing so.To do that, it's vital that technology be suitable and relevant to the lives of its users.…Continue

Join the conversation on citizen engagement!

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Citizen Engagement - Seven Questions, One Conversation, by Tiago Peixoto"Shedding light on the question of when, why and how participation works is precisely the objective of this conversation. Thus,…Continue

Check out this interesting interview on Internet Freedom, Innovation and Digital Diplomacy!

Started Mar 15, 2013 0 Replies

Check out this excellent interview by Alexander Howard with Alec Ross on Internet Freedom, Innovation and Digital Diplomacy!"You can't hack a solution to sexual violence in the Congo. As I leave…Continue

Tags: huffington, digital diplomacy, innovation, internet freedom, howard

Don't miss out! "Citizen Voices: Global Conference on Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development Impact" on March 18th!

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Citizen Voices: Global Conference on Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development ImpactThe World Bank Group, in partnership with CIVICUS, the government of Finland andInterAction, is organizing a…Continue

Tags: States, washington, d.c., United, solutions

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May 29, 2013
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Can technology end poverty? Share your thoughts!

"The trick is making sure everyone shares in the coming abundance — or at least has a fair shot at doing so.To do that, it's vital that technology be suitable and relevant to the lives of its users. That's easier said than done in a world where most product innovations are geared toward the rich."http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/03/can_technology_end_poverty.html…See More
Mar 23, 2013
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Join this global conference on Citizen Engagement on March 18!

World Bank Group, CIVICUS, the Government of Finland and InterAction to hold global conference on Citizen Engagement on March 18The World Bank Group, in partnership with CIVICUS , the government of Finland and Interaction is organizing a conference on citizen engagement on March 18, 2013 to position the citizen engagement agenda as essential for effective development.The Citizen Voices conference will focus on citizen engagement and feedback systems that strengthen the quality of policy making…See More
Mar 5, 2013
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How Can the Pace of Budget Transparency Be Increased? Check out the results of the Open Budget Survey 2012

Increasing the Pace of Budget Transparency: Open Budget Survey 2012 Budget transparency can help combat corruption, waste and bad governance, and help citizens truly have a voice in decisions about public spending that directly impact their lives.The IBP's Open Budget Survey is the only independent, comparative and regular measure of budget transparency around the world — it is the fourth round of the Survey, and it covers 100 countries, home to 89 percent of the world’s population. The 2012…See More
Feb 8, 2013
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Check out this US initiative on Open Data!

Check out this collection of open data from the government, private sector, and non-profits.To learn more about this: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/01/28/introducing-alphadatagovhttp://alpha.data.gov/See More
Jan 29, 2013
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Why citizens don't have a "consumer report" for aid?

"My dishwasher died over the holidays. The first thing I did was go to Consumer Reports to find out what their experts considered the best bet for a replacement. I was on the verge of ordering one of their top-ranked models when I decided to click on the “User Reviews” tab. I was shocked to see that the model was ranked only 2.5 out of 5 stars by actual users. Consumers had a wide range of complaints, describing how hard it was to load and the length of the wash cycle, and others complained the…See More
Jan 24, 2013
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Jan 18, 2013
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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 way forward is participatory budgeting and other measures of participatory democracy."Do you agree? See More
Nov 26, 2012
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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 organized the Montreal meeting.…See More
Nov 20, 2012
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Participatory budgeting in Bagira ( South Kivu, DRCongo)

"Thanks Alicia for the update! This is very very interesting! Could you share some questions people asked about the implementation and what do they think about the PB and its achievements? It would be great to know more about what's going on…"
Nov 8, 2012
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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-Corruption Network (GYAC) is gathering more than 100 young civil society leaders, journalists, ICT and social media experts, and musicians in Brasilia, Brazil to discuss governance issues, exchange experiences and ideas, and collaborate on anti-corruption projects.Please take a look…See More
Nov 6, 2012
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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 Development. This year's global conference focused on "Radical Openness". This was an opportunity to highlight how the traditional development paradigm is opening up in dramatic ways that allows us to achieve stronger development results. Sanjay's talk highlights how the Bank is working to open up aid, increase transparency & empower citizens, and…See More
Oct 31, 2012
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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 contribution information and communication technologies (ICTs) make to developing democratic institutions and practices."  http://bit.ly/S9gIKySee More
Oct 26, 2012
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Niger - Survey Cell Phone

A cell phone survey in Niger.
Sep 29, 2012

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Open Government

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 7:06pm 0 Comments

In the framework of UN’s 66th General Assembly in New York there will be a series of high-level meetings highlighting the transformative nature of open governance. President Obama spoke yesterday in the opening of the event.


http://www.opengovpartnership.org/calendar/ogp-launch-events

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At 5:46pm on August 16, 2012, Jean Godefroid Cimanga Keba said…

Welcome Mariana to this group !

At 3:23am on November 4, 2011, Octavio García Ramírez said…
MUCHAS GRACIAS MARIANA
P R E S E N T E

EN PRIMER TÈRMINO, QUIERO AGRADECERTE TAN ESPECIAL INVITACIÒN VIA FACEBOOK
 
TENGO LA FORTUNA DE COORDINAR LOS TRABAJOS EN 3 GRUPOS DE ANALISIS Y PROPUESTA SOBRE GOBERNANZA CUYAS CARACTERISTICAS TRANSVERSALES SON:

 
1) AMPLIO ESPECTRO IDEOLÒGICO (EN LO PERSONAL COMPARTO LA PERSPECTIVA DEL LIBERALISMO DEMOCRATICO)

2) INTEGRADOS POR JOVENES LIDERES ESTUDIANTES Y SOCIALES EN MEXICO Y CON BASE EN EL SEGUIMIENTO DE REFLEXIONES ACADEMICAS Y AGENDAS PUBLICAS MULTINIVEL

 
3) METODOLOGÌA DE VINCULACION CON ASOCIACIONES CIVILES Y ONG RELACIONADAS (EN IBEROAMERICA ESPECIALMENTE)
SERÁ UN GUSTO SEGUIR COMPARTIENDO TAN ESPECIAL PLATAFORMA ICT4GOV
HACIENDO PROPICIA LA OCASION PARA SALUDARTE
CORDIALMENTE
OCTAVIO
At 4:33am on October 21, 2011, OCTAVIO GONZALEZ said…
I wrote a little blog about it :D !!!
 
 
 

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