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Basque Country

Open data (BQ0002)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Basque Country Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Basque Government. Directorate for citizen services and innovation and the improvement of the administration. Bizkaia Provincial Council. General Directorate for Transparency and Good Governance

Support Institution(s): Basque Government Álava Provincial Council Bizkaia Provincial Council Gipuzkoa Provincial Council Bilbao City Council Donostia-San Sebastián City Council Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council, . Ainhoa Franco. Technical Manager for Bilbao.eus. Bilbao City Council. 2. Aitor San Sebastián, expert citizen in Open Data. 3. Alex Lara. Project Manager for EJIE (Basque Government Information Society). 4. Ana María Fernandez. Economist. 5. Ana Belén Otero. Member of ASAFES (an Álava-based association for people living with mental health issues and their family members). 6. Anabella Barroso. Basque Association of Professionals working with Archives, Libraries and Documentation Centres, and Director of the Diocesan Archive Service at the Bilbao Bishopric. 7. Ana Vallejo. Director of the Unit for Content and Transparency. Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council. 8. Arantzazu Oregi. Archive Technician for Bergara City Council. 9. Diego Alvarez. Director of Open Data Services. Bizkaia Provincial Council. 10.Elena Sanz. Secretary for Wikimedia España. 11. Esther Larrañaga. Modernisation Technician. Gipuzkoa Provincial Council. 12.Estibaliz Yagüe. Analyst/Programmer at DonostiaTIK. Donostia-San Sebastián City Council. 13. Fernando José Villatoro, University of Deusto, Katedra Deusto Cities Lab. 14. Ibai Zabaleta, Manager of HirikilabsTabakalera. 15. Inmaculada de Miguel. Director of Social Relations, Studies and Modernisation. Ararteko. 16. Imanol Argüeso. Technician for Open Data Euskadi. Basque Government. 17. Ignacio Romera, Engineer at Innokey S.L. 18. Javier Aguirre. Director of the Information Service of the Directorate for General Services. Álava Provincial Council. 19. Josu Aramberri, Coordinator at i2basque. 20. Koldobike Uriarte. Project Manager for the OGP Euskadi project. Basque Government. 21. Maria Aranzazu Otaolea. Women’s Council of Bilbao. 22. Pilar Pascual. Technician for EJIE (Basque Government Information Society). 23. Teresa Roca. Consultant for citizen participation.

Policy Areas

E-Government, Open Data, Subnational

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

Open Data Euskadi and Linked Open Data Start date and end of the commitment: 1st September, 2018 - 31st August, 2020 Lead implementing agency/actor Basque Government. Directorate for citizen services and innovation and the improvement of the administration. Bizkaia Provincial Council. General Directorate for Transparency and Good Governance Commitment description What is the public problem that the commitment will address? Citizens need information in the power of public administrations in order to conduct research, understand the reality of our society and generate wealth, culture, knowledge and so on. However, the information that is currently available (until the present 3,400 datasets have been published in Open Data Euskadi, of which 672 are federated with Vitoria and Bilbao City Councils and Gipuzkoa Provincial Council), is not used. This sometimes happens because the information is scattered, incomplete or out of date, and sometimes happens because the information is either not publicly available or is difficult to find or gather within a document for society as a whole. This issue can only be resolved through collaboration between the different administrations and wider society. What is the commitment? • Identifying the most important content for organised and non-organised civil society, research staff, journalists, companies, students and so on. • Publishing this content in open formats which can be reused and which follow a common model for every administration and for society as a whole. This model will subsequently set the path for public administrations to publish other open data. • Creation of presentations which help to locate and understand information. The end goal is to contribute towards open knowledge, making public data openly available and developing new services that generate wealth, culture and knowledge and/or help to improve accountability in public management. How will the commitment contribute to solve the public problem? • By exploring the aspirations and motivations of society in a collaborative manner. • By establishing a common Basque model for making data openly available, for every administration, with due protection of personal data. • By analysing the difficulties in accessing and understanding information for different social profiles and by developing tools that help to localise, understand and analyse this information, including tutorials and assistance in managing it. Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values? • It consists of publishing more information, improving its quality, facilitating citizens’ access to this information and improving the right to access information, and so on. Transparency is one of the fundamental values which drives the OGP. • It consists of creating opportunities, improving citizens’ ability to influence or make decisions about the common good through having access to better knowledge, and encourages participation in public matters, which is a value which drives the OGP
Additional information (resources, budget)
Budget for external contracts: • Contract for the initial study of citizen demands and the selection of data to be opened and published. 18,149 Euros. • Contract for the construction of the Basque model for opening public data and the standardisation of this information (cost to be determined). • C o n t r a c t f o r t h e g e n e r a t i o n o f presentations of information (applications, search tools, visualisations and so on) (cost to be determined)
Internal resources: • Inter-institutional collaboration group consisting of the Basque Government (4 people), the three Provincial Councils (3 people), and the City Councils for the three capitals (3 people). • Each administration will cover the costs incurred in opening datasets as determined by each organisation, following the standards established for their regularisation. • The Basque Government and Bizkaia Provincial Council will cover the costs incurred through work that is externally contracted)
1. Conformation of the inter-institutional working group SEPTEMBER 2018 SEPTEMBER 2018 COMPLETED 2. Conformation of Commitment #2 group OCTOBER 2018 OCTOBER 2018 COMPLETED 3. Selection of the sets of data requested by citizens NOVEMBER 2018 JANUARY 2019 NOT STARTED 4. Opening and standardisation of data. Stage 1 NOVEMBER 2018 JANUARY 2019 NOT STARTED 5. Basque model for the opening of public data and the standardisation of information FEBRUARY 2019 DECEMBER 2019 NOT STARTED 6. Publication of open data. Stage 1 FEBRUARY 2019 DECEMBER 2019 NOT STARTED 7. Accessible presentation of data. Stage 1 JUNE 2019 DECEMBER 2019 NOT STARTED 8. Opening & standardisation of data. Stage 2 JUNE 2019 DECEMBER 2019 NOT STARTED 9. Publication of open data. Stage 2 JANUARY 2020 JUNE 2020 NOT STARTED 10.Accessible presentation of data. Stage 2 JUNE 2020 AUGUST 2020 NOT STARTED
How we will know we are doing well with the commitment How will we know later what has worked Some Data Identification of a set of data of interest to consensual citizens and existing in Basque administrations Level of consultation of open data (significantly higher than the current levels) Basque model for the opening of public data and the standardisation of information Level of consultation of accessible presentations A significant selection of datasets to be opened and published; datasets which impact upon a range of Basque institutions and are of interest to the public; with qualitative and quantitative criteria established Level of implementation of the model for opening public data and the standardisation of information (100% in promoting institutions) The selected data have been published following the model established to a rate of 80% on completion of the plan Level of public satisfaction with the information published One accessible presentation of data has been generated per year (determined by the complexity of the datasets to be linked) Number of collaborations or alliances with other members of the OGP for the exchange of good practices in the opening of public data Level of satisfaction of the people participating in the Pledge group (above 7) Level of satisfaction of the people participating in the Regular Forum with regard to the process and end products (above 7)
Contact Information
Name of responsible person from implementing agency Koldobike Uriarte Ruiz de Eguino Title, Department Project Manager for the DIRECTORATE FOR CITIZEN SERVICES AND INNOVATION AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE ADMINISTRATION Email and phone k-uriarte@euskadi.eus +34 945018473
Entities and people participating Other Actors Involved, State actors involved, Other Institutions Basque Government Álava Provincial Council Bizkaia Provincial Council Gipuzkoa Provincial Council Bilbao City Council Donostia-San Sebastián City Council Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council
Working group (CSOs, private sector, multilaterals, in alphabetical order) 1. Ainhoa Franco. Technical Manager for Bilbao.eus. Bilbao City Council. 2. Aitor San Sebastián, expert citizen in Open Data. 3. Alex Lara. Project Manager for EJIE (Basque Government Information Society). 4. Ana María Fernandez. Economist. 5. Ana Belén Otero. Member of ASAFES (an Álava-based association for people living with mental health issues and their family members). 6. Anabella Barroso. Basque Association of Professionals working with Archives, Libraries and Documentation Centres, and Director of the Diocesan Archive Service at the Bilbao Bishopric. 7. Ana Vallejo. Director of the Unit for Content and Transparency. Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council. 8. Arantzazu Oregi. Archive Technician for Bergara City Council. 9. Diego Alvarez. Director of Open Data Services. Bizkaia Provincial Council. 10.Elena Sanz. Secretary for Wikimedia España. 11. Esther Larrañaga. Modernisation Technician. Gipuzkoa Provincial Council. 12.Estibaliz Yagüe. Analyst/Programmer at DonostiaTIK. Donostia-San Sebastián City Council. 13. Fernando José Villatoro, University of Deusto, Katedra Deusto Cities Lab. 14. Ibai Zabaleta, Manager of HirikilabsTabakalera. 15. Inmaculada de Miguel. Director of Social Relations, Studies and Modernisation. Ararteko. 16. Imanol Argüeso. Technician for Open Data Euskadi. Basque Government. 17. Ignacio Romera, Engineer at Innokey S.L. 18. Javier Aguirre. Director of the Information Service of the Directorate for General Services. Álava Provincial Council. 19. Josu Aramberri, Coordinator at i2basque. 20. Koldobike Uriarte. Project Manager for the OGP Euskadi project. Basque Government. 21. Maria Aranzazu Otaolea. Women’s Council of Bilbao. 22. Pilar Pascual. Technician for EJIE (Basque Government Information Society). 23. Teresa Roca. Consultant for citizen participation.