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23.06.2020

Open Data Services for Citizens

Would you like to know everything about public schools in your city from one place? Would you like to monitor the ecological situation in your city online? From now on it is possible in two Ukrainian cities – Lutsk and Kolomyja – participants of our open data project Apps4Cities Ukraine/Дані міст. With the support of […]

09.03.2020

Local Communities May Choose the Best Public Service Tool Idea!

In the Apps4Cities Ukraine / Дані міст project we have just launched voting for the best public service tool idea that will receive our complex financial and technological support! Three finalists’ cities are Poltava, Lutsk and Kolomyia who will now compete to collect the biggest number of votes from their hometown communities. Their task is […]

13.04.2018

Open Data Changes Ukrainian Cities

15 workshops on how to work with open data, attended by over 500 officials and CSO’s activists, five data audits which laid the ground for three open data portals and a Good Education web service – these are results of Apps4Cities project that we made together with OPORA Civil Network thanks to the support of National […]

19.07.2017

More Than 50 Cities Accepted Our Open Data Competition!

55 cities have applied for an open data competition under the Apps4Cities initiative! The five cities that went through the qualifying round will be named on July 20th.   Our team is pleasantly impressed by the activity of municipalities and civic activists – there were 11 applicants for one place in the second round. Submitted applications […]

21.06.2017

Open Data Support for NGOs & Local Government

Together with Civil Network OPORA we kicked off the second edition of Apps4Cities (Дані міст). If you are an NGO from Ukraine, join forces with your local government and apply for Apps4Cities support and trainings! This time TechSoup Europe and OPORA are focusing on developing open data resources and capacities locally, in close collaboration with public […]

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 […]

16.12.2016

Open Data Challenge In Ukraine Finished

The voting for the winners of Apps4Cities Challenge has ended. On the 2nd of December in Kyiv, the Apps4Cities Challenge winners were announced during an Award Gala.  Four winning teams received certificates and cash prizes of $3,000 each. They were also invited to take part in an incubation process. Three winners were determined by the jury, […]

25.10.2016

Open Data Principles for Beginners

With a great pleasure we’re introducing an analysis of what institutional openness and open data mean in practice, also from a legal point of view.  You can read the report on the transparencee.org website where we divided it into 5 parts: Legal Introduction to Openness and Open Public Data Open by Default and Permissible Restrictions […]

 
 

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