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29 May 2017
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Themes: eGovernment, Legal Aspects, Open Source, European Union Law, Sources and Branches of the Law, intellectual property, Research and Intellectual Property
The new version 1.2 of the European Union Public Licence (EUPL) is published in the 23 EU languages in the EU Official Journal: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/863 of 18 May 2017 updating the open source...
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The Vienna Municipal Department of Land Surveying, MA 41, has made all of its geodata available for free. This data includes multi-purpose (surface) maps, orthophotos, terrain models, structure models ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 07 April 2015

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We've just launched a short survey to identify possible new requirements for the community of our observatory on interoperability,  supported by the Joinup collaboration platform. If you c ...

News | Created by Nifo Editor | Published: 20 April 2015

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This summer, the Bulgarian Council of Ministers organised 'A Date with Data'. The theme for this one-day event was 'Open Data for Transparent Governance'. The programme featured presen ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 03 September 2015

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Norway is the European country with the highest ranking in the 5th Open Budget Survey, a worldwide survey which examines the current state of budget transparency. Sweden is in second place in Europe a ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 01 October 2015

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On November 16, the European Commission launched the European Data Portal, which will serve as a central gateway to data published by administrations in countries across Europe, from the EU and beyond ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 17 November 2015

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On 15 December, DG Connect is organising its third workshop on the EU eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 at the EC premises in Brussels. At this meeting, the stakeholder engagement platform based on Fu ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 30 November 2015

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France is to release a national database of geo-localized addresses in Open Data in 2015, gathering data from La Poste (French national postal service), la Direction générale des Finance ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 09 February 2015

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Information about French companies, collected and centralised by InfoGreffe, will now be freely accessible. French Members of Parliament have voted in favour of article 19 of the draft Loi Macron (nam ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 16 March 2015

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France will chair the Open Government Partnership from October 2016 to October 2017, after the OGP Steering Committee accepted France’s application at a meeting in Mexico on April 24. France, r ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 20 May 2015

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The European Commission has opened an online consultation aimed at collecting information and points of views on the next 2016 – 2020 eGovernment Action Plan. Citizens, businesses and civil se ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 11 November 2015

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Funky Citizens, a Romanian civil initiative to build research-based, data-driven online advocacy tools, is inviting its followers to participate in analysing the municipal budget of Cluj-Napoca. This ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 25 February 2015

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The Polish Government has created a Web portal called the Polish Academy of Accessibility to help public administrations and developers increase the accessibility of their websites and online services ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 23 March 2015

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The Dutch government has prepared a new Trade Register Law that will effectively forbid free re-use of the register data of its Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel, KvK). In response to an inter ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 12 June 2015

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The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has established an award for innovative open data applications. The Stuiveling Open Data Award, which is named after Saskia Stuiveling, the outgoing President of th ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 29 June 2015

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The Generalitat de Catalunya, the political body in charge of the independent community of Catalonia, has made two eBooks (PDF) available that deal with open data, transparency and open governance, an ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 01 August 2015

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On September 4-5, the Port of Rotterdam is to hold the third edition of what has now become its annual World Port Hackathon. Hackers, programmers, stakeholders and enthusiasts are invited to attend th ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 24 August 2015

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As part of its global digital strategy, the government of La Rioja region in Spain has organised an open data contest, the goal of which is to promote the use and exploitation of data published on the ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 25 August 2015

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Seven start-ups from UK, Italy, France, Estonia and Austria were selected to be part of the first round of companies benefiting from the Open Data Incubator for Europe (ODINE). This two-year programme ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 09 October 2015

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Five experts plan to challenge some of our traditional assumptions about the role of the public sector at the 'Public Sector Modernisation: Open(ing) Governments, Open(ing) minds' session on W ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 12 October 2015

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Alberto Albella, president of the OKFN (Open Knowledge Foundation) Spanish Chapter, has outlined some best practices to understand what an active Open Government is about. In an article published on ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 14 October 2015

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