This post was written by our Policy Director Craig Fagan and Senior Advisor on Digital Rights Renata Avila. Photo by Jerry Kiesewetter. Free and fair elections lie at the heart of democratic politics. Since representative democracy became the world’s dominant system of government, electoral authorities, parties and citizens have fought – and often struggled – to keep elections fair. […]
Archives for November 2017
The future of open data and the openness agenda
This post was written by Carlos Iglesias, Web Foundation Senior Research Manager and lead researcher on the Open Data Barometer. This month I’ll be at the Open Government Partnership Latin American regional summitjoining discussions about the future of the open government data agenda. One decade into active work on open data, the field continues to evolve at a […]
Fighting corruption one dataset at a time
This piece is written by Open Data Lab Jakarta’s Lab Manager, Antya Widita. Follow him on Twitter at @AntyaWidita for more. Corruption is brutal – its impact harms society economically, politically, and even environmentally. The current President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, calls corruption an “extraordinary crime that requires extraordinary measures”. Eye-opening events on tackling corruption […]
Before the year ends, here’s where you can catch us!
2017 is fast coming to an end—but before it does, we still have a couple of events and workshops to organise, speak at or simply attend. Come say hi to us if you find yourself in any of the following happenings! This November is full of events we’re looking forward to: Open Data Conference, Shanghai, […]