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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
Use cases in: Francija
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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?
Best Practice: Enable feedback channels for improving the quality of existing government data
Pasākumi atvērto datu jomā: Francija
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Experiment with data in public administration supported by the EU
On Thursday, April 20, the European Commission and the Slovenian Ministry of Digital Transformation hosted a webinar for the country’s civil servants, aiming to promote the use of more and better data in policymaking and public administration. The event specifically highlighted the support available from the European Commission to Member States, including the Big Data Test Infrastructure (BDTI) service. Data is vital to provide better services to citizens and drive innovation. However, the public sector faces challenges related to data skills and technology which hinder their capabilities. The
Discover the data.europa academy: Fourth course, ‘Creating your business with open data’
The fourth course of the restructured data.europa.eu academy, titled ‘Creating your business with open data’ explains the ways in which data can strengthen your business. Through webinars, e-learning and reading materials you will learn how to use open data to create a new product or service or develop it and take it to the next level. The course consists of nine lessons, starting with ‘What is the value of data?’. This lesson explores how open data creates value for governments, businesses and individuals. Following that, the lesson ‘How useful is my data?’ provides information and tools to
World Environment Day: Open data on plastic pollution
Today is World Environment Day, dedicated to raise awareness on plastic pollution. The accumulation of plastic products in the environment causes significant problems for wildlife and their habitats as well as for human populations. Approximately 7 billion out of the 9.2 billion tonnes of plastic produced from 1950 to 1917 ended up as waste in nature. Therefore, systematic change in the way we produce, use and dispose plastic is crucial. Changing the way we reuse, recycle, reorient and diversify plastic is proposed by the UN environment programme in their report ‘Turning off the Tap: How the
Learn about the key highlights of the webinar ‘Data spaces: Introducing the concept and relevance in today’s world’
On Friday 12 May, the data.europa academy hosted the webinar ‘Data spaces: Introducing the concept and relevance in today’s world’. This was the first webinar in a series of webinars on Data Spaces, aligning with the European Data Strategy, where a common European data space is defined as a key element to facilitate data pooling and sharing. This first webinar introduced its concept, policy and legal framework. Data spaces are data ecosystems that operate based on shared policies and rules to overcome legal and technical barriers to data sharing and unleash the value of data. Building upon