Tag: Open Data

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
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
OCT 30

Sensitizing Nepal’s digital natives: Open Data Awareness Program announced

To support Nepal’s growing open data movement and increase its network of data-savvy practitioners, Open Knowledge Nepal has announced the Open Data Awareness Program, which aims to sensitize more than 300+ students and youth from seven districts. The Open Data Awareness Program aims to raise awareness about the concept and usage of open data to

Nikesh Balami
AUG 17

Open Data Handbook now available in the Nepali Language

On 7 August 2017 Open Knowledge Nepal launched the first version of Nepali Open Data Handbook – An introductory guidebook used by governments and civil society organizations around the world as an introduction and blueprint for open data projects. The book was launched by Mr. Krishna Hari Baskota, Chief Information Commissioner of National Information Commission, Dr.

Nikesh Balami

Open Knowledge Nepal — A nonprofit organization!!

  After working for almost 4 years in various Open Knowledge fields as an open, volunteer-led community, we are now proud of announcing ourselves as a registered organization, as an officially registered non-profit organization under Nepal Government, Company Act 2063. The registration number of Open Knowledge Nepal at Office of Company Registrar, Tripureshwor is 16071/073/074

Nikesh Balami