Monthly Archives: February 2015

24 02, 2015

World Bank Group Online Course on Citizen Engagement

By | February 24th, 2015|Radar|0 Comments

This free, 4-week online course is provided by the World Bank Group in collaboration with the London School of Economics (LSE), the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), and Participedia: Engaging Citizens: A Game Changer for Development? Government works best when citizens are directly engaged in policymaking & public service delivery. What conditions are necessary for inclusive [...]

23 02, 2015

Hack4Congress San Francisco: March 21-22

By | February 23rd, 2015|Events|0 Comments

Three weeks ago, the first Hack4Congress event took place at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government in Boston, MA. Organized by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the OpenGov Foundation, this two-day effort "to fix Congress" brought together a wide variety of technologists, designers and policy wonks to work on projects aimed at [...]

12 02, 2015

Upcoming Knight News Challenge to Focus on Elections

By | February 12th, 2015|Radar|1 Comment

The Knight Foundation just announced details about their next News Challenge, and it's bound to be interesting. From their blog: On Feb. 25 we will open the next Knight News Challenge with this question: How might we better inform voters and increase civic participation before, during and after elections? The challenge is a collaboration between [...]

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