Dear TCampers, It’s been more than a week since we all participated in the first European TransparencyCamp and we can proudly look back on this wonderful day! We consider this event to be a milestone in the European transparency movement. For the first time in such numbers, European activists and government officials came together to
The first TransparencyCamp Europe will take place this year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This unconference will focus on open data, new technologies and policies that make the EU work for people, stimulate open government and help grasp the workings of the various EU institutions.
You can join the online App Competition, by building either an app that improves transparency and opens the black box of EU decision-making, or an app that use European open data (e.g. on mobility, public health, education or environment) to improve the everyday lives of Europeans.
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All across Europe dozens of teams have created applications using European Union open datasets, coming either from local, national or supranational government bodies. Thirty teams submitted an application for the online App Competition which took place from early January till May 1. Five teams were nominated to pitch their application at the TCampEU Unconference on
Last weekend the first-ever Diplohack of Greece was held in Athens. Supported by the Embassy of Ireland, the Netherlands Embassy in Athens organized this event together with the local Impact Hub, in context of the Netherlands’ Presidency of the EU Council. During the event journalists, diplomats, programmers, creative thinkers and enthusiast civil society representatives gathered,
If you are making an application which makes the European Union more transparent, then you might want to incorporate information about its institutions, who work there and how your users can contact them. This information is available at the EU Whoiswho website, but this data is not easily reusable. That is why we scraped it