Join us on 10 August at 9am EDT/2pm BST/4pm EAT /6:45pm NPT (additional timezones) for a DataShift community call on disaster recovery accountability in Nepal. Quincy Wiele of Local Interventions Group will share the organisation’s experiences in providing opportunities for Nepalese to be more involved in the disaster recovery process and holding their government accountable […]
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The DataShift team ensured that citizen-generated data (CGD) was on the agenda at this year’s High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York, using the forum as a platform to present the “Making Use of CGD Tool”. Cassia Moraes tells us more in this blog. From 11-20 July, the United Nations hosted the second High-level Political […]
“Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” Today the gender equality multi-stakeholder forum kicks off in Nairobi, Kenya, convened by CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation (DataShift), The African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) and the SDGs Kenya Forum. The forum will explore opportunities for delivering an integrated, data-driven, multi-stakeholder approach to implementing and […]
From August – October 2016, DataShift Direct Support Phase II (DSII) will focus on supporting organisations to collect, manage, analyse and disseminate citizen-generated data (CGD) with the goal of creating effective gender-related campaigns in four priority countries: Argentina, Kenya, Nepal and Tanzania. DSII will include a specific training on how to use CGD for campaigns. […]
Through our research on citizen-generated data initiatives across the world, we’ve come across a lot of initiatives on various themes. Last year, we began to gather up a list of such initiatives, and to get the most out of that information, we worked with network-movement ecologist Ari Sahagún to understand and visualise the data. Today, […]
By Tom Walker Our last blog post explained what we produced and shared in the Learning Zone over the last year. This post will focus on what we found. Benefits to using a broad term to connect knowledge across sectors Why use the ‘umbrella term’ of citizen-generated data? It’s useful in that it helps us […]