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Blog | September 15, 2016 | Deepti Bharthur

Even in July, a time when the monsoons offers some respite from soaring summer temperatures in India, the heat continues to blaze in Jaipur. There’s been no rain. The state, situated in the arid western fringe of the country, is...

Blog | October 7, 2016 | Carol Morgan

At the International Open Data Conference this year, the theme is'Global goals, local impact’ – embracing local government and community perspectives on the national and international open data commitments made over the last few years....

Blog | October 11, 2016 | Fletcher Tembo

As practitioners and researchers, it is our learning that can help us to achieve the changes that are needed to take us towards more sustainable, powerful, fulfilling and democratic systems. This means reflecting on our assumptions, asking...

Blog | October 18, 2016 | Monica Nthiga

“Digital activism can help formal forms of activism achieve scale – it’s not an end in itself” – Paul Mason, Amandla.mobi

Last week, we hosted one of our regular South-to-South Lab webinars, this time focused on how different...

Blog | October 18, 2016 | Anastasia-Areti Gavrili

Two weeks ago, hundreds of open data enthusiasts from all over the world met at the International Open Data Conference 2016 in Madrid to discuss how open data can achieve greater impact on a range of issues from government...

Blog | October 27, 2016 | Pedro Prieto Martin

Current calls for more adaptive approaches to development resonate with existing attempts to increase adaptiveness in other fields, like software development and service design.

The Digital and Technology...

Blog | November 3, 2016 | Michael Moses

Michael Moses, Director of Advocacy and Programmes at Global Integrity, introduces the new Learning to Make All Voices Count project and reflects on open governance and adaptive learning.

How might international actors, from...

Blog | November 9, 2016 | Gabriella Razzano

Ahead of the Open Government Partnership Summit in Paris in December, Gabriella Razzano - Head of Research at the Open Democracy Advice Centre in South Africa - reflects...

Blog | November 11, 2016 | Melissa Mbugua

There is an artificial divide between civic tech hubs and their more mainstream counterparts – and it’s impeding the growth and impact of tech for governance at a time where it could not be more important for Africa.

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Blog | December 5, 2016 | Blair Glencorse and Heather Gilberds

This week, as the Open Government Partnership holds its 2016 summit in Paris, there will be many reflections on how to improve the ways that governments...

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