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World Bank's New Website Lets Countries Compare Data on Education

03 February 2014 | comparative, data collection, data tool, governance and education, open data, tool

 As our partner Engine Room’s Susannah Vila recently asked in a post, can open data improve primary education in developing countries? She points to a number of grassroots education data initiatives...

Workshop | Open Knowledge Conference l Open Data Toolkits and Assessment Tools

30 August 2013 | assessment methodology, oecd, open data, tool, toolkit, world bank

A workshop on Open Data Toolkits and Assessment Tools will take place at the Open Knowledge Conference (OKCon) 2013, as part of the Open Development and Sustainability programme. The Open Data...

Launch l Freedom House Index iPhone app.

29 August 2013 | freedom, global index, mobile, tool, web-application

With the official Freedom House iPhone app, you can access ratings by country on the issues of political rights, civil liberties, press and internet freedom, as well as detailed country reports and...

Vacancy l Development Communications/Social Marketing Specialist (Deadline 26.08.13)

06 August 2013 | consultancy, democratic accountability, idea int, self-assessment, tool, vacancy

Consultancy opportunity with IDEA: a development communications/social marketing specialist for a methodology and self-assessment tool (with the aim to improve understanding and implementation of...

Morocco, Kenya | Online Tools to Fight Corruption: Two Case Studies from Morocco and Kenya | Africa Centre for Open Governance

10 December 2012 | africa, corruption, kenya, mapping, morocco, tool, transparency

  Mamdawrinch.com is an interactive website aiming to encourage citizen participation in the fight against corruption in Morocco. It enables Moroccans to report acts of corruption, file complaints,...

New tool shows relationship between development, aid and governance | ONE

26 November 2012 | aid, development, governance, tool

Dani Kaufmann and Homi Kharas have combined their expertise on governance and aid at the Brookings Institution to produce a new tool for “connecting the empirical dots” on development, aid and...

Leveraging New Tools to Report Fraud and Corruption: The World Bank Launches its Integrity App | Exploring the interactions among public opinion, governance, and the public sphere

20 November 2012 | citizen reporting, corruption, reporting, tool, world bank

The launch of the Integrity App expands the World Bank’s open data universe, and - perhaps even more excitingly - enables users to engage as 'citizen corruption fighters' to help protect the...

The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding (deadline 31 December 2012)

08 November 2012 | community, economic opportunities, funding, human rights, media, opportunity, rule-of-law, tool, women, youth

  The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy. Project proposals may be submitted on-line between 15...

Bolivia: Using DevInfo to Help Monitor Rural Water and Sanitation Programmes

03 April 2012 | bolivia, database system, e-learning, latin america, monitor prg, software, tool, wash

To support the Government of Bolivia’s efforts in increasing access to safe drinking water, basic sanitation and improved hygiene (WASH) for all citizens, the Water and Environmental (WES) section of...

Publication: Do Our Laws Promote Gender Equality? - A Handbook for CEDAW-based Legal Reviews (CEDAW Southeast Asia, 9 Dec 2010)

09 December 2010 | assessment framework, gender, human rights, international law, legislation, methodology, publication, tool

A Handbook for CEDAW-Based Legal Reviews is a user-friendly guide for reviewing laws to identify whether they discriminate against women. Using the Convention on the Elimination of...

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