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27.08.2019

Meet and Code Grants Available Until September 8

Until September 8, nonprofits from 25 European countries may apply for Meet and Code grants. Get 300-500 euro and promote coding and digital skills! It is the high time to prepare yourself for upcoming European Code Week (5 – 20 October 2019) and prepare great coding event for participants aged  8 – 24! We encourage nonprofits to cooperate with teachers, […]

03.01.2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Social Business Incubator

The Mozaik Foundation believes in people – good people with good ideas. Their “Incubator for Social Business” offers a program which transforms good people into excellent social entrepreneurs who are leaders in the development of their communities. How do young people from the Balkans create these businesses?  Thirty-seven young people from 13 cities around B&H met in Sarajevo on […]

30.06.2017

Digital Transformation in Balkans

Metamorphosis Foundation and Microsoft across the Balkan help the civil society sector in the digital transformation. Metamorphosis Foundation, in cooperation with Microsoft’s local office in Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia, organized the Tech4Good conference in Prishtina, Tirana and Skopje. +200 representatives from civil society organisations participated these conferences . The meetings especially focused on helping the civil […]

24.05.2017

POINT 6.0

How to make government more open and transparent? How to fight against undemocratic governments? Is online “de-radicalization” possible and how to protect privacy online? How did social networks influence results of Brexit? How and why did Donald Trump win presidential election in the US? Did fake news, that were spread from this area, contribute to […]

17.05.2017

Sarajevo #HackingPolitics Hackton

#HackingPolitics is a meeting point for digital practicioners, creatives and political activists: participants are joining their forces and producing ideas, projects and tools to hack the social and political processes for the better. Event is part of POINT conference, taking place in Sarajevo from 27-28th of May, open to anyone you who thinks digital technologies […]

21.02.2017

Ministry of Data Challenge Winners – Youth Code for Public Good

On Sunday, February 18, we met the winners of the Ministry of Data international open data challenge co-organised by TechSoup and GONG. Ten youth teams from four Balkans countries used open data to build apps to improve the lives of citizens and to make local government more transparent. The five winning teams received a total […]

18.02.2017

Ministry of Data Bootcamp

On 18-19 February TechSoup Europe team is in Zagreb, Croatia on the bootcamp for the finalists of Ministry of Data challenge. It is an open data challenge for Western Balkans. 10 teams got to the final and since few months have been working on apps which will transform their cities, improve governance, effectiveness and public participation at […]

15.01.2017

Finalists of Open Data App Challenge

“Ministry of Data” is another open data challenge implemented by TechSoup Europe in cooperation with GONG our partner organization from Croatia. It is a second edition of a challenge designed and previously ran by UNDP. The challenge encourages creative use of ICT skills for implementation of open public data in e-solutions such as apps, platforms, visualizations […]

02.01.2017

NetSquared Balkans Kick Off

TechSoup’s NetSquared program is our way of building self-sustaining support communities for our members. TechSoup Balkans/The Metamorphosis Foundation recently launched their own “NetSquared Balkans” with the initial topic of the “Influence of Technologies in Journalism”.     The NetSquared group was created in support of the annual conference e-Society.mk organised by Metamorphosis Foundation. The goal was to […]

25.10.2016

App Challenge soon in the Balkans

Very soon TechSoup Europe will be implementing The Ministry of Data App Challenge across South-eastern Europe with a partner organization from Croatia, GONG. The project is open for everybody who has an idea how to use open public data for the better quality of life in the cities and make them more transparent, accountable and […]

 
 

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