From hub to zone: what we talk about when we talk about knowledge

Over the next 6 months, the DataShift will be rolling out in three locations; Tanzania and Kenya, Nepal, and Argentina. These countries were chosen for a number of reasons, among which, their diversity in civil society, government structure, and levels of technical and data literacy.

Post-2015 Zero Draft: Where Do We Stand on Citizen-Generated Data?

After years of preparatory consultations and months of negotiations, the zero draft of the Post-2015 Summit outcome document was published earlier this month. There has been some useful commentary on where the draft does well and where it falls short (for example, from Elizabeth Stuart at the Overseas Development Institute) and numerous responses to the draft (for example, from the Transparency, Accountability and Participation (TAP) Network, which we at CIVICUS have endorsed).