This two day event, held from 22-23 October 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together around 25 experts and organisations working on data and development, to help further clarify the purpose and objectives of the DataShift; begin mapping the global ‘ecosystem’ of data and development actors, initiatives and methodologies; explore options and priorities for implementing the […]
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The follow-up workshop to the 2 March, 2014 Data Expedition convened a group of technologists and data management experts to closely examine some of the comparability potentials, limitations, and issues which surfaced during the Expedition. Specifically, the discussion revolved around how CIVICUS and the DataShift project would be best placed in creating a more ideal […]
This hands-on workshop was the first of two consecutive workshops that used civil society corruption datasets to explore and analyse the Comparability element of the DataShift. Following the data expedition model established by the Open Knowledge Foundation’s School of Data, anti-corruption campaigners were asked to explore working with civil society corruption data, with the objective […]
The workshop brought together organisations and activists involved in collecting and reporting evidence on gender-based violence, discrimination, and sexual harassment from across the globe. The thematic focus was based on the recent emergence of numerous advocacy platforms that make use of GBV and harassment data, such as Harassmap and Blank Noise. The one-day consultation tested […]
This initial convening brought together a broad group of national campaigners, accountability organisations, practitioners, and policy makers for a two-day consultation on how to promote people-powered accountability in the post-2015 agenda and beyond. While the general aim was to understand the potential and limitations of technology in this area, the more specific goal was to […]