Blogs from: Netherlands
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“I am searching for a dataset with the total amount of tourists visiting the Amsterdam region every month for the last three years.” The above question is an example of the requests we frequently receive on data.overheid.nl. On the portal, re-users of data can request open data by submitting a data request. The data.overheid.nl team supports the re-users in finding the requested data. My name is Jelle Verburg and I am working as product owner for the Dutch National Data Portal: data.overheid.nl. Together with my team, I work on all aspects of government data in the Netherlands. It is both an
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The Flooding Risk Map (Wateroverlastlandschapskaart: WOLK) provides an overview of drainage systems and areas at risk of flooding in the case of heavy precipitation. This can cause traffic jams and blockages, as well as water damage to buildings. WOLK helps prevent this by visualising the data on a map, where solutions are needed for the municipality of Assen.
OpenRaadsinformatie is an online application that provides users with access to public meeting, items on the agenda, motions and documents on various Dutch municipalities and administrations of provinces. Created by the coalition of Dutch municipalities and the Open State Foundation, OpenRaadsinformatie acts as a central point of access to government data and documents, and is utilised by several other applications.
OmgevingsAlert is a Dutch App that tracks all permits and real estate updates for several Dutch municipalities. This app is free and based on data shared by municipalities themselves.
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Open data best practices in Europe: Estonia, Slovenia and Ukraine
Data sharing as a service: will data services remove intellectual property rights from the picture, and at what cost?
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A guide for effective data sharing in the development sector
The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data has recently published a ‘cookbook’ describing the key ingredients for effective multiparty data sharing in the development sector. Multiparty data sharing involves two or more organisations that collaborate to collect, share, and/or analyse data to address societal challenges. Despite the initiatives to better leverage data sharing, only a few spaces provide knowledge and common insight on how to effectively share data. The cookbook attempts to address this gap. The cookbook is based on insights from the analysis of data sharing
ICES: Find Geospatial data on Seas of Europe on data.europa.eu
The goal of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) is to become a world-leading marine science organisation that meets societal needs for impartial evidence on the state and sustainable use of sea and oceans. They aim to advance and share scientific understanding of marine ecosystems and the services marine organisations provide. One of the tools they offer to achieve this goal is the metadata catalogue to easily share geographically referenced information on the exploration of the sea. The ICES metadata catalogue is comprised of datasets organised around specific
Sign up for the data.europa academy webinar “The European Year of Skills and the role of open data”
A webinar on the importance of digital skills and the role of open data will be hosted by data.europa academy on Friday 31 March 2023 from 10:00 to 11:30 CET. It will introduce and highlight the significance of the European Year of Skills, the need for digital upskilling in the fast-changing world and how open data and data.europa academy can contribute. The European Commission has appointed 2023 as the European Year of Skills, focusing on lifelong learning, empowering people with the right tools and contributing to green and digital transitions by developing digital skills. According to the
Discover all CINEA programmes on the new dashboard!
On 30 January 2023, the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) launched an online public dashboard. This dashboard provides detailed information on the Grant Agreements (GA) managed by CINEA. The goal of the dashboard is to communicate in a transparent way information on CINEA’s projects and programmes by providing public access to real-time programme-level data in an easy, flexible and user-friendly manner. The dashboard is divided into 3 sheets: overview, self-service, and glossary. The overview presents data visualisations, including interactive maps and