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Capacity-Building in Digital Sector (SE0019)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Sweden Action Plan 2019-2021

Action Plan Cycle: 2019

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Agency for Digital Government

Support Institution(s): NA

Policy Areas

Access to Information, E-Government, Open Data, Public Participation

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information

Potential Impact:

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

It is especially important that the data that is made available also contributes practically
towards public benefit. Civil society, which has very deep and broad expertise in its specialist
areas, may thus need additional initiatives to fully be able to leverage the resource that open
data represents. Appropriate forms of collaboration are an important aspect in this respect,
for example. It is also important to consider the role this plays in developing government
policy. Enabling civil society to leverage open data to create a greater platform for analysis
and expertise in its specialist areas opens greater opportunities for civil society to come up
with proposed policies and initiatives.

It is also important that this type of innovation is not promoted for only one sector. DIGG
has therefore been commissioned to increase the capacity of the public sector to conduct
open and data-driven innovation in collaboration between research, industry and civil society.
DIGG is to trial the platform for open and data-driven innovation developed by the Swedish
Agency for Economic and Regional Growth: challengesgov.se, and to carry out
communication and promotion initiatives that seek to increase participation from start-ups,
small and medium-sized companies, civil society and other actors, e.g. international actors, on
the platform for open and data-driven innovation.

• Responsible actor: Agency for Digital Government (DIGG).
• Report to be submitted by: January 31st, 2021.
• Contributes towards OGP principles: Transparency, Technology and Innovation.


Commitments

  1. Open Data Plan

    SE0017, 2019, Access to Information

  2. Make Open Data Accessible

    SE0018, 2019, Access to Information

  3. Capacity-Building in Digital Sector

    SE0019, 2019, Access to Information

  4. Dialogue with Civil Society

    SE0020, 2019, Access to Information

  5. Starred commitment Citizen-Centered e-Government

    SE0013, 2016, Access to Information

  6. Re-Use of Public Administration Documents and Open Data

    SE0014, 2016, Access to Information

  7. Transparency in Aid Management

    SE0015, 2016, Aid

  8. Developing a New Format for Dialogue with CSOs

    SE0016, 2016, Public Participation

  9. Putting Citizens at the Centre (Egovernment) of Government Administration Reforms

    SE0008, 2014, Access to Information

  10. A Step Further on the Re-Use of Public Administration Documents

    SE0009, 2014, Capacity Building

  11. Increased Access to Swedish Aid Information

    SE0010, 2014, Access to Information

  12. Improved Opportunities for Dialogue and Transparency in Aid Management and Implementation

    SE0011, 2014, Aid

  13. Increased Aid Transparency at Global Level

    SE0012, 2014, Aid

  14. Continuing the Development of the Openaid.Se Platform

    SE0001, 2012, Aid

  15. Ensuring Full Implementation of the IATI Standard by 2015

    SE0002, 2012, Access to Information

  16. Implementing the Commitments in the Busan Partnership Document

    SE0003, 2012, Access to Information

  17. Playing a Leading Role in the Building Block on Transparency

    SE0004, 2012, Capacity Building

  18. Contributing to Further Define the Work Towards an EU Transparency Guarantee

    SE0005, 2012, Capacity Building

  19. Engaging in the Open Aid Partnership and Promoting ICT4D

    SE0006, 2012, Aid

  20. Broadening Open Government Commitments

    SE0007, 2012,

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