By Susan Wilding, Civic Space Initiative (CSI) Project Manager, CIVICUS, May 2015. Every five years the International Centre for Not-for-profit Law (ICNL) convenes a global meeting of the world’s leading minds in civil society, government, multilateral institutions and the donor community. ICNL’s 2015 Global Forum on ‘Shaping Civic Space’ took place in Stockholm 10-12 May. […]
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This side event provided participants with an introduction to the DataShift, an explanation of what we mean when we talk about ‘citizen-generated data’, followed by a frank discussion about how to overcome some of the challenges likely to be faced and an exploration of how participants could collaborate with the DataShift going forward. From the […]
Interactive Citizen-Generated Data Platform Following a study to better understand the number, type and scale of citizen-generated data initiatives across the world, the DataShift has visualised the resulting data to create an interactive online platform. Users are presented with a definition of a citizen-generated data initiative before being invited to browse the multiple initiatives according […]
CIVICUS is thrilled to be organizing, along with UNDP and Africa Gathering, the stage on Accountability and Citizen Engagement at the Cartagena Data Festival. The stage will take place on Monday 20 April from 14.00 – 18.00 in the Plenary Room – Salon San Cosme y Damian. We hope to see many DataShift friends there! Time […]
Come and find out about the DataShift at our Breakfast Briefing at the Cartagena Data Festival! Time: Wednesday 22 April, 8.30 – 10.00 am Place: Salon Fray Tomas del Toro The briefing will be an opportunity to learn about the DataShift and identify opportunities for collaboration and partnership. If you have any […]
A key piece of advice and feedback received in consultations on the DataShift throughout 2014 was to develop a Theory of Change. The DataShift team have put our heads together to draft a Theory of Change. Our objective with the Theory of Change is to clearly outline the change path that connects the activities we […]