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From 2 to 8 March 2024, we celebrate the Open Data Day (ODD) , an annual global event dedicated to supporting the culture of open data. Since it was established in 2010, the Open Data Day has been instrumental in promoting the use of open data within communities worldwide, fostering innovation, transparency, and collaboration. This year's ODD, organised by the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) , involves collaboration from organisations such as Jokkolabs Banjul (Gambia) , Open Knowledge Germany , Open Knowledge Ghana , and Open Knowledge Nepal , all members of the Open Knowledge Network . To
Today we celebrate the 10th anniversary Zero Discrimination Day, organised by the United Nations and UNAIDS. This year marks its 10th anniversary, a powerful reminder of the fundamental right of every individual to live a life free from discrimination, with dignity and respect. It emphasises the importance of promoting inclusion, compassion, and peace, fostering a global movement for positive change, which starts from spreading awareness and share data about discrimination and unfair treatment. A powerful reminder of the fundamental right of every individual to live a life free from
The farm-to-fork strategy is one of the pillars of the European Green Deal , which strives to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent. In this regard, the farm-to-fork strategy strives to accelerate the European Union’s transition to a sustainable food system. A sustainable food system includes schemes such as creating a sustainability labelling framework that aligns with other initiatives like front-of-pack nutrition labelling and animal welfare labelling. Such efforts reflect the close links between healthy people, healthy societies and a healthy planet. Open data can be an important
In justice systems worldwide, the transparency of data is vital for trust and fairness towards the citizens. However, when there is a failure in processing data management effectively, public trust in the justice system diminishes. Therefore, it is important for courts to demonstrate openness and clarity in their data usage. What specific measures are European courts implementing to improve transparency and ensure that their data handling practices are more accessible and understandable to the public? Open data can be an effective tool to improve transparency in judicial practices. When data
This webinar aims to delve into the intricacies of the Data Governance Act (DGA), highlighting its role in improving data sharing within a structured legal framework and comparing it with the Open Data Directive . Gain insight into the main features and innovations introduced by the DGA, understanding how it differs significantly from the Open Data Directive. Furthermore, the session will discuss the anticipated benefits of the regulations, as well as the potential challenges that may arise in the future. Curious to learn more? Then mark your calendars for this data.europa academy webinar '
In the wake of the European Green Deal, the need for a comprehensive and integrated approach to sustainability has never been more important. This ambitious plan seeks not only to address the pressing challenges of climate change buts also to foster a fair, prosperous society through a modern, competitive economy. The Green Deal Dataspace (GDDS) emerged as an initiative within this framework, designed as an open ecosystem to facilitate the exchange and utilisation of data related to resilience and sustainability. Through presentations led by experts on the current state of play, lessons
Did you know there is a place where all European data is available at your fingertips? Curious to know more about what it offers to you as a student, enterprise or public administration? To celebrate the Open Data Day 2024 , data.europa.eu - the official portal for European data managed by the Publications Office of the European Union - invites you to explore the basics of open data and learn how to use data.europa.eu . You will gain valuable insights into how open data can be helpful in you day-to-day life, how to unleash the potential of European open data or how to upgrade your digital
Learn about the key highlights of the webinar ‘Open data maturity 2023: best practices across Europe‘
On Friday 16 February 2024, from 10.00 to 11.30 CET, the data.europa academy hosted the webinar ‘Open data maturity 2023: best practices across Europe‘ which highlighted Slovakia's and Serbia's accomplishments in the field of open data. With nearly 600 registrants, the event underscored the growing interest and commitment to open data across the continent. An expert from data.europa.eu initiated the session by presenting the ODM results , setting the stage for in-depth country analyses. Following this introduction, the narrative shifted to Serbia . In just two years, Serbia demonstrated
The Open Source Monitoring Conference is the annual meeting of international monitoring experts, where future trends and objectives are set. The three-day event focuses on workshops on the first day, followed by 2-3 technical tracks on the second and third day.
'The European Year of Skills – what comes next?' is a large-scale conference where hundreds of participants come together to share successful skills stories and discuss the legacy of the European Year of Skills. During the event, the achievements of the Year will be looked at, to then reflect on the road ahead. The conference will feature prominent political and stakeholder panels, inspiring speeches, insightful conversations, and interactive discussion groups on specific topics. The event will take place on the 30 April in Brussels and online.