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01 March 2017
Created by Gijs Hillenius | 499 views | rating: 1
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The country-wide protests against the current government are interrupting GovIThub, Romania’s volunteer-run digital government transformation project. The GovIThub fellows halted their work on 1 February, making...
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Industry in France and Germany should embrace open source, the governments of both countries say in the closing statement of the German-French digital conference in Berlin on 13 December. Open source ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 December 2016

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The use of open source technology is a core part of a project to document Greek government procedures. The project, involving 200 public administration staff and university researchers, is creating or ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 20 December 2016

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At the Open Government Partnership Summit in Paris in December 2016, a discussion was organised on how the OGP can be used to help member countries attain the Sustainable Development Goals.   O ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 17 December 2016

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Pooling development of portals for 15 public administrations in North Rhine-Westphalia German ICT service providers are pooling their work on public administration portals, leveraging open source ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 16 December 2016

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Members of parliament in Aragon, one of Spain’s autonomous communities, are urging the government to increase the use of open source software in education. On 2 December, parliamentarians asked ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 16 December 2016

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Under the ISA² programme, more than 40 actions are currently supported. For the SEMIC (Semantic Interoperability) action, 2016 was a particularly successful year which brought numerous results. ...

News | Created by Semic .eu | Published: 16 December 2016

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At the Open Government Partnership Summit in December 2016, the city of Austin (USA) organised a discussion on OGP partners to reflect on their experience in embracing the co-commitment challenge. Top ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 16 December 2016

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The European Commission is looking to hire ICT staff that can help implement open source-based office automation. The open source expertise is a small part of a larger call for new hires that was publ ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 December 2016

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The Canton of Geneva (Switzerland) has published the first components of the source code of its electronic voting system as open source code, under the GNU Affero general public license. The software ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 December 2016

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Last week, the Dutch society-driven political movement GeenPeil started its own political party, promising its members direct democracy through what it calls remotely controlled Members of Parliament. ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 15 December 2016

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The OGP Global Summit in Paris showcased open government actions on climate action, following COP22 in Marrakech in November.  The "Accelerating climate action through open government" ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 15 December 2016

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At the Open Government Partnership Summit 2016 in Paris, a workshop was organised forcussing on youth priorities in OGP. The participants aimed to review the next generation's ideas on open societ ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 15 December 2016

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FLOOD-serv project (www.floodserv-project.eu) aims to provide a complete solution for flood awareness, response actions as well as education regarding flood risks. Through the use of different mo ...

News | Created by Vassiliki Zalavra | Published: 14 December 2016

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At the OGP Summit in Paris, in December 2016, a discussion was organised on open government reforms in "challenging contexts". This includes countries undergoing reconciliation and state bui ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 14 December 2016

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 The OECD published its report on “Open Government: The Global Context and Way Forward”, at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris in December 2016. The report covers ...

News | Created by Joinup Editor | Published: 14 December 2016

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Most of the EU Member States support the Open Government Partnership Paris Declaration agreed on last week at the OGP Summit in Paris, France. In signing the declaration, countries say they will pursu ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 13 December 2016

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The Norwegian Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi) has recently released their DCAT Harvester under an Apache 2 license.   The DCAT Harvester is composed by 4 modules: On ...

News | Created by Eva Cobos | Published: 13 December 2016

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Italy is opening up its FatturaPA payments services. Starting in January, the system can also be used for free by companies to send invoices to other companies and citizens. The FatturaPA electroni ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 12 December 2016

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Over the last month, citizens in Barcelona, Spain, have been rolling out a sensor network to collect data on noise levels in different areas of the city. They have already identified some noise hotspo ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 12 December 2016

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The government of Romania is making available its Smart City Guide, a compendium of international best practices and solutions. The guide aims to help public administrations create smart cities, contr ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 12 December 2016

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