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California to Pilot Statewide Open Data Portal

Officials announce plans for a next-gen open data portal for agencies and departments. California is hatching plans to pilot a next-gen open data portal to house all of its public agency data under one roof. Next steps for the site are to add data sets from four additional departments by the end of February with the goal to replace the state’s aging open data site with a beta version by June.

Open call: Become part of the working group on open government

In 2012 the Government of the Republic of Moldova joined the Open Government Partnership, having implemented since then two action plans, which are based on initiatives of transparency, open data and civic participation. As a member of this global initiative, the Moldovan Government has the responsibility to develop and present in 2016 the third Action Plan for a period of two years (2016-2017). Any National Action Plan for an Open Government should be co-created with civil society and other stakeholders/relevant players as business, academic environment, citizens, etc.

Republic of Moldova ranks no. 22 in the Global Open Data Index 2015

Republic of Moldova ranks no. 22 in the Global Open Data Index 2015. Thus, compared to 2014, Moldova has climbed 21 positions in the world ranking of open data. The ranking is a methodology that evaluates open data sets available in 122 countries worldwide.

Moldova is followed in the ranking by advanced in eTransformation countries, such as Republic of Korea - ranked no. 23, Austria and Singapore - ranked no. 24 and 25. Taiwan is ranked no. 1 in the Global Open Data Index 2015, followed by the UK and Denmark.

Government-Civil society collaboration in the frame of Open Government Agenda

The Open Government Institute in collaboration with the World Bank and e-Government Center organizes a working meeting dedicated to “Collaboration between Government and Civil Society in the context of the Open Government Agenda” on September 29th, from 16:30-18:30, within the premises of the World Bank Moldova office.