Blogs

APR 14

Introducing the first batch of Open Data Women Fellow 2019

Open Knowledge Nepal is delighted to announce the first batch of Open Data Women Fellow 2019. We were really pleased to receive a large number of applications and selecting only 10 fellows from the pool of deserving candidates was very challenging. We believe the enthusiasm & knowledge of selected fellow will help open data community

Nikesh Balami
MAR 29

Open Data Expeditions in Dang: International Open Data Day 2019

On the occasion of the International Open Data Day 2019, Open Knowledge Nepal organized a day-long ‘Open Data Expedition in Dang’. The event was held at Hotel Doko, Ghorahi, Dang on 2nd March 2019. The event started at 9 AM with participants gathering at the venue. All total 40 participants joined the expedition event. Out

Shubham Ghimire
FEB 27

Nepal’s first Women in Data Conference

This post was jointly written by Dikpal Khatri Chhetry and Dipti Gautam of Open Knowledge Nepal. On 24th February 2019 Nepal’s first Women in Data Conference was organized with the theme डाटा शक्ति नारी शक्ति – ‘where two superpowers meet’ which brought together inspiring women speakers, influential panelists, data professionals, and aspiring young women in

Dikpal Chhetry
FEB 23

Application for Open Data Fellowship – Women Edition is now open!

  Open Knowledge Nepal is very excited to announce that the ‘Open Data Fellowship – Women Edition‘ application is now open for all the women enthusiasts out there. The main motive behind the fellowship is to increase the number of women leaders in the field of open data in Nepal and use the existing expertise

Nikesh Balami

Shaping the future of Open Knowledge in Nepal

Wrapping up 2018, we’d like to take this opportunity to thanks everyone who supported us over the past year. In this cold winter season, we tried to reflect our key works of 2018 over the cup of coffee. 2018 has been the year of collaboration and growth. As our commitment in last year’s blog, we

Nikesh Balami
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