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


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

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


15:30-16:00 – REGISTRATION


  • 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

17:00-18:00 – WORKSHOP

Coordinator: Miķelis Zondaks from ‘Datu Skola’.


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.


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.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

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


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

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