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Improvement of the Hellenic Parliament Website and Implementation of New Standards-Technologies (GR0027)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Greece Second Action Plan for 2014-2016

Action Plan Cycle: 2014

Status: Inactive

Institutions

Lead Institution: Hellenic Parliament

Support Institution(s): NA

Policy Areas

Access to Information, E-Government, Open Data, Open Parliaments

IRM Review

IRM Report: Greece End-of-Term Report 2014-2016, Greece 2014-2015 Progress Report

Starred: No

Early Results: Marginal

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information , Technology

Potential Impact:

Implementation i

Completion:

Description

Open Parliamentary Data is a major challenge for the Hellenic Parliament, following the example of parliaments worldwide. Moreover, proper structuring of information ensures user broader and more qualitative experience and pooling of all requested data sought for at specific points of the portal. The specific commitment requires functionality improvement in the Hellenic Parliament portal, in line with new standards that meet the Open Public Data, content enrichment, application development for visual representation of information and development of search tools.

IRM End of Term Status Summary

Commitment 4.3. Parliament website and new standards

Commitment Text:

Open Parliamentary Data is a major challenge for the Hellenic Parliament, following the example of parliaments worldwide. Moreover, proper structuring of information ensures user broader and more qualitative experience and pooling of all requested data sought for at specific points of the portal.

The specific commitment requires functionality improvement in the Hellenic Parliament portal, in line with new standards that meet the Open Public Data, content enrichment, application development for visual representation of information and development of search tools.

4.3.1. Review study of Parliament website improvements

Milestones –Timescales

Study by June 2015 for:

       Setting up of a project team in order to evaluate parliamentary information flow and technological infrastructure. Determination of the information’s exact nature and the parliamentary data implementation scope, redefinition of standards concerning the kind of information to be disclosed, where, when, and in what format.

       Review of ways, means and time of information presentation.

       Review of the terms of use of the Hellenic Parliament portal, in order to allow for content reuse.

4.3.2. Parliament website improvements

Implementation (gradually) by June 2016:

       Further utilization of the general search tool provided through the web portal in order to enable advanced searches, using logical operators and selection of distinct information groups.

       Content enrichment with data which may concern: dissemination of voting results through open standards, publication of MPs amendments, publication of first draft Minutes of Committee Meetings, additional data on MP’s activity (votes, participation in Committee meetings, in parliamentary missions, abstracts of their interventions in the committees and the plenary etc.), additional data on parliamentary control means (protocol number, search by subject), advanced search criteria of the Plenary composition, publication of Independent Authorities reports, periodic publication of parliamentary control special procedures data, dynamic presentation of the Parliament organization chart etc.

       Better visualization and linking of given information.

       Presentation of existing data, information and documents in a variety of formats: creation of e-books, legislative documents and Minutes of the Plenary in html format further to pdf and word formats.

       Web portal size and key features (menus, images, text) adjustment, depending on user's screen device dimensions (responsive web design).)


Commitments

Open Government Partnership