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Tearing Down Barriers of Action of the Civil Society (FI0016)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Finland Action Plan 2013-2014

Action Plan Cycle: 2013

Status: Inactive

Institutions

Lead Institution: NA

Support Institution(s): NA

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, Public Participation

IRM Review

IRM Report: Finland End-of-Term Report 2013–2015, Finland 2013-2015 IRM End of Term Report, Finland Progress Report 2013-2014

Starred: No

Early Results: Marginal

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information , Civic Participation , Public Accountability , Technology

Potential Impact:

Implementation i

Completion:

Description

A campaign of ”inform about barriers” will be started in year 1 of the Action Plan. In this campaign one can report about barriers, obstacles or hindrances in public administration. This will help to prioritize open citizen debate and fixing issues that are in the way of devel- oping services for instance by updating legislation, guidelines or web services. Also in year 1 of the Action Plan consultation guidelines are updated so, that engaging citizens in consulta- tion process al-ways includes a commitment to process the results. The Open Knowledge Fo- rum Finland will actively monitor and report of the creation of applications using open data and their implementation.


Commitments

Open Government Partnership