Richard Kerby
Senior Inter-regional Adviser, E-Government and Knowledge Management
E-Government Branch
Division for Public...
http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/
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What is Open DataWhat is Open Data
No legal barriers
No fees required
Machine readable
N...
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3
Benefits of Open DataBenefits of Open Data
Promoting transparency and boosting public trust...
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4
Private Public PartnershipsPrivate Public Partnerships
Case Study: Open Data in Transit – Ma...
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Private Public PartnershipsPrivate Public Partnerships
1. Government should do the least pos...
United States Postal ServiceUnited States Postal Service
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Citizen Government DynamicsCitizen Government Dynamics
1. Citizens are becoming data produce...
United States e-Government Strategy
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Open Government PledgesOpen Government Pledges
However the ten most common pledges are:
Inno...
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Open Government PledgesOpen Government Pledges
Improved service delivery – including an int...
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Open Government PledgesOpen Government Pledges
Citizens’ budgets – Bulgaria, Croatia and Ta...
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Open Government DeclarationOpen Government Declaration
Open Government Partnership Video
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Key Open Data ChallengesKey Open Data Challenges
Lack of overall strategy
The “Top Down” ...
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Way ForwardWay Forward
•Development of open government/governance strategy
•Formulation of ...
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  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Currently, 121 of the 192 UN Member States have some form of Freedom of Information legislation; 31 of these 121 countries have only a constitutional provision which grants a right of free access to governmental information to citizens; Besides the121 countries with some sort of FOI legislation, 20 countries are currently discussing drafts of FOI laws.
  • Morocco mgf - open data

    1. 1. Richard Kerby Senior Inter-regional Adviser, E-Government and Knowledge Management E-Government Branch Division for Public Administration and Development Management Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Rabat, Morocco – 29 January 2013 Presentation on Open Government and GovernancePresentation on Open Government and Governance
    2. 2. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 2 What is Open DataWhat is Open Data No legal barriers No fees required Machine readable No technological barriers Etc… In the past Current trends All data are classified, unless marked non-classified All data are non-classified unless marked classified Open means :
    3. 3. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 3 Benefits of Open DataBenefits of Open Data Promoting transparency and boosting public trust in government Encouraging citizens to participate with government entities in designing policies and services Enhancing government effectiveness and efficiency Creating business opportunities and jobs Promoting innovation and research
    4. 4. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 4 Private Public PartnershipsPrivate Public Partnerships Case Study: Open Data in Transit – Massachusetts, US Open Transit Video
    5. 5. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 5 Private Public PartnershipsPrivate Public Partnerships 1. Government should do the least possible and act as a Facilitator – Build a platform and let others add to it 2. Engage entrepreneurs in developing applications using government data through workshops and forums 3. Develop Application Programme Interface (API) to support web developers for your data 4. When more people are working on the data, innovation happens
    6. 6. United States Postal ServiceUnited States Postal Service
    7. 7. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 7 Citizen Government DynamicsCitizen Government Dynamics 1. Citizens are becoming data producers as well as data consumers. 2. Citizens are changing the political landscape by being more involved in the decision making process 3. Citizens are engaging other citizens to act through social networking tools
    8. 8. United States e-Government Strategy
    9. 9. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 9 Open Government PledgesOpen Government Pledges However the ten most common pledges are: Innovative public accountability mechanisms – including a new ‘openness barometer in Slovak Republic, a ‘governance observatory’ in Peru and ‘public scorecard in Dominican Republic. Open data portals – covering everything from crime statistics and political party funding to local budgets and procurement (proposed by Chile, Estonia, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Peru, Romania, Spain and Tanzania). New legal and institutional mechanisms – including the creation of new state agencies (including in Peru and Uruguay), changes to access to information laws and systems (Canada and Croatia) and new anti-corruption laws/strategies (Estonia, Jordan and Peru).
    10. 10. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 10 Open Government PledgesOpen Government Pledges Improved service delivery – including an interactive local water-point mapping system in Tanzania, digitized medical records in Spain and new/improved portals on service delivery in Italy, Israel, Tanzania and Uruguay. Natural resource transparency – Ukraine and Colombia have both signed up to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, while Bulgaria, Colombia and Canada are taking steps to increase transparency around natural resources concessions and associated revenues (at both a national and local level). International aid – Spain and Canada have committed to making their development agencies more transparent and aligned with international donor reporting agreements like the International Aid Transparency Initiative. Public integrity – introduction of new whistle-blower protection laws in Slovak Republic and Montenegro.
    11. 11. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 11 Open Government PledgesOpen Government Pledges Citizens’ budgets – Bulgaria, Croatia and Tanzania are all creating citizens’ budgets at the national and/or local level to ensure public access to information to where public resources are going in plain, accessible language. E-petitions – Ukraine, Slovak Republic, Moldova and Montenegro are all introducing online e-petition portals to collect and respond to citizens’ proposals more quickly and effectively. Challenges and prizes – Uruguay, Israel, Italy, Jordan and Colombia are introducing government-sponsored prizes and challenges to encourage the private sector and public agencies to better use government data.
    12. 12. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 12 Open Government DeclarationOpen Government Declaration Open Government Partnership Video
    13. 13. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 13 Key Open Data ChallengesKey Open Data Challenges Lack of overall strategy The “Top Down” approach / culture Cultural barriers Legislation gap Context gap
    14. 14. http://www.unpan.org/dpadm/ 14 Way ForwardWay Forward •Development of open government/governance strategy •Formulation of open government/data framework •Build Capacity on Open Data within the Government •Working closely with government data “warehouses” •Building up the open data community •Develop a more dynamic open data portal
    15. 15. Thank you for your attention.Thank you for your attention. Twitter: @richardkerbyTwitter: @richardkerby Email: kerby@un.orgEmail: kerby@un.org

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