Blogs

DEC 3

3 days of learning and networking: UN World Data Forum

In Octobers, I got an opportunity to represent Open Knowledge Nepal at the UN World Data Forum 2018 organized Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority of United Arab Emirates with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission and the High-level

Nikesh Balami
NOV 19

Transforming into Digital Governance: Nepal IGF 2018

Nepal Internet Governance Forum (Nepal IGF) 2018 was recently organized in Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu from 2 – 3 November, with the theme of “Making Internet accessible, affordable and safe”. The event was hosted by Internet Society Nepal and co-hosted by Internet Governance Institute. The wide range of national and international organization supported the event. The

Shubham Ghimire
SEP 30

Youth Data Champions: Empowerment, Leadership and Data

This post was jointly written by Shubham Ghimire, Chief Operating Officer and Nikesh Balami, Chief Executive Officer of Open Knowledge Nepal as a part of the Youth Empowerment, Youth Leadership and Data Workshop. With the aim of creating a network of young data leaders who will lead and support the development of their communities through

Shubham Ghimire
JUN 14

द ओपन रिभोल्युशन: सूचनाको युगमा नियमहरूको पुनःलेखन

ओपन नलेज इन्टरनेशनलका संस्थापक रुफस पोलकले आफ्ना नयाँ पुस्तक द ओपन रिभोल्युशन लाई तपाईहरुको माँझ ल्याउदा एकदम प्रसन्न हुनुहुन्छ। यसले हामी कसरी जानकारी स्वामित्व र डिजिटल अर्थतन्त्रमा पहुँच गर्न सक्छौं भन्ने ज्ञान दिन्छ। यो डिजिटल क्रान्तिले हामीलाई डिजिटल तानाशाहीतन्त्र वा डिजिटल लोकतन्त्र के दिनेछ? डिजिटल युगको बारेमा तपाईंलाई थाहा भएका सबै कुरा बिर्सनुहोस्। यो गोपनीयता,

Shubham Ghimire
MAR 3

Data-a-thon For Journalist

Open Knowledge Nepal (OKN) and Center for Data Journalism Nepal (CDJN) hosted the data-a-thon, a pre-event to the open data day, on 28th February 2018. The data-a-thon was unique in its model where Journalist across print, digital and broadcast platforms where present along with the students/professionals of information technology. With the view to inspire data-driven

Dikpal Chhetry

2017: A Year to Remember for OK Nepal

Best wishes for 2018 from OK Nepal to all of the Open Knowledge family and friends!! The year 2017 was one of the best years for Open Knowledge Nepal. We started our journey by registering Open Knowledge Nepal as a non-profit organization under the Nepal Government and as we start to reflect 2017, it has

Shubham Ghimire
JAN 8

New survey reveals the importance of developing Nepal’s open data capacity

On 30 November 2017, Open Knowledge Nepal completed a month-long Open Data Awareness Program, including an Open Data Hackathon, which brought students and youths from different backgrounds under the same roof to work collaboratively on different aspects of open data. The awareness program sensitized more the 335+ youths and students from different colleges and youth

Nikesh Balami
NOV 20

Beta Version of Election Nepal Portal Released

Election Nepal Homepage On 13th April 2017 (31st Chaitra 2073), A day before Nepalese New Year 2074, we officially released the first Beta version of Election Nepal Portal in collaboration with Code for Nepal and made it open for contribution. What is Electionnepal.org? Election Nepal in a crowdsourced citizen engagement portal which will include Local Elections

Nikesh Balami