Tag: Open Data

QA of Open Data Handbook Nepali Version

Handbook Introduction The Open Data Handbook (first issued in 2010 and regularly updated) is a guide to open data, specifically open government data. It was first issued in 2010 by Open Knowledge International and has been regularly updated since. The handbook has been used by governments and civil society organizations around the world as an

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Office of Company Registrar Nepal joined the momentum

Sometimes small key points makes you happy and boost your determination. My recent visit to the Office of the Company Registrar Nepal website makes me feel that way. The reason for my happiness  with the website is pretty straightforward – I was happy because I found a page named “Data” in the site with whole

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Fundraising for Open Data Handbook Nepali Version

Open Data Barometer 2015, a global annual survey that measures and ranks the availability, readiness, and impact of open (government) data of nations ranked Nepal at position 68 among 92 countries surveyed. Nepal’s overall score is 13.09, Readiness score is 22, Implementation score is 12, and Impact score is 8. The scores are relative to

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JUN 2

Stay Tuned!! We are updating

Last week on the date of 28th May 2016, Open Knowledge International (OKI) announced the official name change through an announcement on the Blog and the Forum. An UK-registered organisation, which was previously known as Open Knowledge Foundation Network (OKFN) & Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) now want everyone to denote and support them by using

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FEB 26

International Open Data Day 2016: PublicBodies Datathon

Event Details: Date: 5th March 2016, Saturday Venue: Nepal Engineers’ Association, Pulchowk, Lalitpur For Registration, please fill Google form and we will notify you with more details in 3rd March 2016, Thursday.  Please contact Mr. Roshan Gautam (roosan.gm@gmail.com) and Mr. Shubham Ghimire (shubhamghimire1996@gmail.com) for more information. What is Open Data Day? Open Data Day is a global

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JAN 8

Open Data goes local in Nepal: Findings of Nepal Open Data Index 2015

The Local Open Data Index Nepal 2015 is a crowdsourced survey that examines the availability of Open Data at city level. The survey was conducted for the second time in Nepal by Open Knowledge Nepal. See our previous post that announced the local index here. Background For the decentralization of power from central authority to

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DEC 10

Global Open Data Index 2015 is live now – Nepal ranked #61 this year

Open Knowledge International has published the Global Open Data Index 2015, showing that countries outside of Europe, the US & Canada have made some impressive gains in releasing key data. However, progress remains slow for most governments, who are still not providing key information in an accessible formats to be used, without restriction, by their

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MAR 29

Open Standards Seminar on the Occasion of Document Freedom Day 2015 in Nepal

Document Freedom Day is “A day where policy-makers, government officials, civil society organization (CSO), journalist, programmer and other valuable individuals come together and raise attention towards the ever growing importance of Open Standards”. Open Knowledge Nepal & Center for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) Nepal collaborated to organize Document Freedom Day 2015 at Maitighar, Kathmandu,

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DEC 21

२०१४ खुला डेटा सूचकांकले प्रमुख डेटा खोल्न सरकारले ढिलो प्रगति गरेको देखाउँछ

खुल्ला ज्ञानले विश्वव्यापी खुला डेटाको स्थिति मुल्याङ्कन गर्दै २०१४ खुला डेटा सूचकांक प्रकाशित गरेको छ खुल्ला ज्ञानले २०१४ खुला डेटा सूचकांक प्रकाशित गरेको छ जसले केहि प्रगति भएको देखाएता पनि अझै अधिकांश सरकारहरुले आफ्ना नागरिक र व्यवसायहरुलाई सुलभ रूपमा प्रमुख जानकारीहरु उपलब्ध गराइरहेका छैनन् भन्ने दर्शाउँछ। मैक्किंजे तथा अन्यले खुल्ला डेटाको सम्भावित लाभ १ खरब

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