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How administrations and civil society worked together to open COVID-19 data: the case of France
The Coronavirus crisis is simultaneously mobilising public administrations and numerous civil society actors in the world, as well as the academic community and the press, around data collecting, cleaning, verification and editorial. There has been a tremendous need for accurate data from the very beginning of the epidemic, for public information and transparency needs as well as for the crisis management itself. This article tells the story of how health administrations, the government and civil society worked together to open the COVID-19 data in France at the beginning of the epidemic
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DataFrance is an open data visualization platform. Thanks to an interactive map and more than 36,000 files dedicated to each municipality, their platform allows consultation, comparison and analysis of data throughout France. For each municipality, they provide more than sixty indicators on various themes, such as population, real estate, education, transport, or environment.
La Bonne Boite is a website for job applicants to get in touch with companies that are regularly, or currently, recruiting. In doing so, the website aims to tackle unemployment and provide access to information that job seekers typically do not have, but are in the hands of the recruiting firms.
The French city of Issy-Les-Moulineaux publishes its financial budget every year since 2011 to increase transparency.
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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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European Single Access Point: harvesting guidelines for Member States
In the framework of the Data Governance Act (DGA), the European Commission shall establish a European Single Access Point (ESAP), which will be integrated into data.europa.eu. As a searchable electronic European register, the ESAP will collect, partially mirror, and render the data provided by national single information points (NSIPs). NSIPs will assist potential re-users in finding information on what protected data (e.g., personal, or commercially confidential data) can be reused under specific conditions. They are to be established by the EU Member States by 24 September 2023. For the
Discover the data.europa academy: Second course, ‘Understanding the legal side of open data’
The second course of the restructured data.europa academy aims to enhance the understanding of how legislation and regulations can impact the publication and reuse of open data. The course ‘Understanding the legal side of open data’ introduces the different types of open data licenses and provides information and tools to select the appropriate one. Furthermore, it presents the current legal challenges related to the use and distribution of open data. The course consists of three lessons. The first lesson, Open data licensing, explains the concept of open data licensing and what it means in
EU Diversity Month: creating a diverse and inclusive workspace
May is EU Diversity month, dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and across societies. To acknowledge the efforts of organisations in building equal and inclusive environments, the European Commission organised the second edition of the European Capitals of Inclusion and Diversity Award. This year, the winners span across seven Member States: Belgium, Croatia, Finland, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Diversity and Inclusion encompass the representation and visibility of different groups in terms of sex, racial or ethnic origin
International Day for Biological Diversity and the role of open data
Today, we celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity, raising awareness for a thriving planet where all creatures can flourish. This year’s theme ‘From Agreement to Action: Build Back Biodiversity’ follows the new Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GFB), which emerged from the 15th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. Biological diversity includes all ecosystems and the interactions among their members. It creates food chains and plays an important role in healthcare, for example through the production of traditional plant-based medicines