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WORKSHOP ON OPEN DATA AND ANTI-CORRUPTION

 

Transparency International Latvia, Open Knowledge Sweden, Open Knowledge Finland and the Nordic Council of Ministers kindly invite you to participate to the international workshop:

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Open Data and the Fight against Corruption in the Nordic-Baltic Region

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Monday, 15th October 2018
h. 16.00 – 18.00
Nordic Council of Ministers Office
Riga, Berga bazārs, Marijas iela 13/3, ground floor

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EVENT AGENDA

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15:30-16:00 – REGISTRATION

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16:00-17:00 – EXPERTS’ PRESENTATIONS

  • Toms Ceļmillers former senior advisor at the Latvian Ministry for Regional Development and Environment, will speak about the importance of an open data culture in State administration
  • Antonio Greco, project manager at Delna, will present key findings from the upcoming publication “Open Data and the fight against corruption in Latvia, Sweden and Finland”
  • Toni Mickievicz, Swedish open data expert from Open Knowledge Sweden, will talk about current open data challenges and civil  society activism in Sweden
  • Aleksi Knuutila, Finnish open data expert from Open Knowledge Finland, will speak about the use of open data for lobbying transparency and other issues of public accountability an anti-corruption
  • Rudīte Spakovska, journalist, will speak about how open data can be beneficial for investigative reporting on corruption cases

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17:00-18:00 – WORKSHOP

Coordinator: Miķelis Zondaks from ‘Datu Skola’.

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Thematic areas:

  • open data for citizens’ engagement and public accountability;
  • potential avenues for Nordic-Baltic cooperation on the use of open data for anti-corruption at the regional level;
  • how to measure the impact of open data on public accountability;
  • fostering a business culture of integrity through open data.

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18:00 – SNACKS, DRINKS AND NETWORKING

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In order to participate to the workshop, and help us with arrangements, please register at this link. Places are limited. Language of the workshop – English.

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We are looking forward to meeting you!

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For more information on this event, please contact project manager Antonio Greco at antonio@delna.lv

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Workshop is funded by Nordic Council of Ministers office in Latvia within project “Open Data Against Corruption”. 

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