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Open data is needed for collaborative climate action

Making climate decisions more inclusive and transparent → Read More

Gender equality is 108 years away. Can open government close the gap?

According to the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Gender Gap report, we are 108 years away from achieving gender equality, with persistent gaps in the economy significantly larger than those in… → Read More

We need open climate data to inform urgent action

Warning signals calling for urgent and unprecedented changes to all aspects of society abound. From extreme weather events to rising sea levels and severe droughts that disproportionately affect… → Read More

Beyond transparency, Honduras adopts the Open Data Charter

“Transparency is disseminating public information; open data goes a step further” — Alfredo Cantero, Minister of Transparency of Honduras. → Read More

Join New Zealand as CSO chair of our Implementation Working Group

2019 will be a critical year for the Open Data Charter (ODC), as we will work with our network to help cement political consensus around the idea that just and equitable societies will be built on… → Read More

Bringing power into the open – Open Data Charter –

Data is a key part of the fabric of today’s societies and economies. How we access, use and regulate it matters more than ever. Used effectively, open and accountable data makes governments more… → Read More

El Salvador is the new Charter adopter – Open Data Charter –

A new year begins and with it a new government that adopts the Open Data Charter seeking to implement its principles in practice. Today, El Salvador becomes the 65th government to join a network of… → Read More

Macedonia adopts the Open Data Charter – Open Data Charter –

By joining the Charter, Macedonia seeks to collaborate with international partners allowing them to exchange lessons and best practices with peers around the world. In June 2018, Macedonia launched… → Read More

Future-proofing principles – Open Data Charter –

When the Open Data Charter was drafted in 2015, it was launched with a commitment to remain at the cutting-edge of developments and the highest normative standard in the field. This was to be… → Read More

We’re hiring – Open Data Charter –

Location: Flexible Salary: $22,000 — $30,000 USD depending on experience Reporting to: Deputy Director The Open Data Charter is looking for an action-oriented data champion to help manage our… → Read More

#ODCRefresh Workshop – Open Data Charter –

The Open Data Charter is a multi-stakeholder collaboration between governments and experts working to open up data. It was founded in 2015 around six principles for how governments should be… → Read More

A vision for the future of open data – Open Data Charter –

The Open Data Charter and its six principles were born out of an international conversation, so it is fitting that the focal point of the process to update these principles will be an open meeting… → Read More

Is ‘Open by Default’ too high a bar? – Open Data Charter –

We’ve just closed the first global consultation reviewing the Charter’s six Principles! The good news is that most people agree with our new strategic approach focusing on ‘publication with purpose’… → Read More

Open Up Field Guides – Open Data Charter –

Today the Open Data Charter is publishing a methodology for developing an Open Up Guide — a tool for supporting Governments and other actors to use the publication of strategic datasets to address… → Read More

Testing, learning and adapting – Open Data Charter –

Developing an annual report for our Hewlett grant served as a chance for our team to reflect on our impact to date and identify new challenges that may come in the future. In developing this report… → Read More

#ODCrefresh: Your vision for the future of the field

It’s open government week- a week where practitioners, leaders and thinkers converge to share ideas, solutions, and commitments to citizen participation in government. So what better time to announce… → Read More

Welcome from the Charter’s deputy director — Nati Carfi

After almost ten years of working for public administrations, primarily within the openness community, I’m leaving Argentina’s Modernisation Ministry to join the Open Data Charter as the new Deputy… → Read More

The Charter’s Measurement Guide is now open for consultation!

By Ana Brandusescu — @anabmap (Web Foundation) and Danny Lämmerhirt — @DanLammerhirt (Open Knowledge International), co-chairs of the Measurement and Accountability Working Group of the Open Data… → Read More

Bridging the gap – Open Data Charter –

The Open Data Charter Principles were set by governments and civil society as part of a global consultative process in 2015. In the three years since, it has become clear that the potential impact of… → Read More

Lessons from city pioneers on opening up data – Open Data Charter –

Cities have often been at the forefront of innovation in the way that government is run. Over the last ten years there has been a movement for governments to open up data so that anyone can access… → Read More