Bojonegoro

OGP in the News - Week of March 19, 2018

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. What does CrowdLaw mean, and how is Indonesian regency and OGP Local participant Bojonegoro combating crime? Find out in this week’s recap of OGP news, plus more from Ghana and Mongolia. After debuting the Crime Alarm System (CAS) application in 2016, the regency of Bojonegoro, Indonesia—an OGP Local participant—...

OGP in the News - Week of March 12, 2018

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. This week’s global OGP media coverage followed conversations about anti-corruption measures in Mexico, the next #ArgentinaAbierta forum, the history of open government in Indonesian regency Bojonegoro, and more.    Describing the “devastating” effect of corruption on countries’ economic and social landscape,...

OGP in the News - Week of December 18, 2017

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. OGP news surrounding both the Asia Pacific Leaders Forum on Open Government (#APLF2017) and the OGP Americas Regional Meeting, continued this week. An article in The Jakarta Post quoted several APLF2017 participants emphasizing the importance of engaging local governments in open government reforms. OGP subnational pioneer...

Looking at the World through the Lens of OGP

For many of your average Janes, Joes, and Jackies, “open government” can seem like a niche topic. Here in Silicon Valley, where I am based, “unicorns” (referring to new startups valued at over $1 billion) and “augmented reality” (a technology-altered view of the world) have become mainstream vocabulary while the term “open government” remains somewhat of an enigma. You can imagine then how friends’ eyes might glaze over when I explain that I track the Open Government Partnership’s (OGP)...

OGP in the News - Week of August 21, 2017

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. While most of this week’s OGP media coverage came out of Asia and Africa, OGP also made news in Germany, as well as in non-OGP countries Belgium and Guinea.   This week, members of the OGP Support Unit travelled to Seoul, South Korea to attend the opening ceremony of the country’s “Korea OGP Forum.” The event was covered...

OGP in the News - Week of August 7, 2017

A weekly round-up of Open Government Partnership (OGP) media coverage around the world. Want to receive OGP in the News directly in your email inbox? Subscribe here. This week’s OGP coverage explored both OGP successes in Indonesia and Uruguay, as well as the challenges of implementing OGP reforms in Mexico and Tanzania. Mexico’s government portal, gob.mx (the government’s one-stop shop of federal data, visited by 1-1.5 million people every day), was hacked for 45 minutes in June of last...

El impacto de la tecnología de datos en las iniciativas comunitarias

Es un domingo soleado en Bojonegoro, Indonesia. Las amas de casa de la localidad de Sumberrejo se preparan para salir. Si crees que dirigen a una reunión para socializar con otras amas de casa, estás equivocado. Están rumbo a su reunión semanal en el centro comunitario. Como parte del programa Dasa Wisma (frase en sánscrito que literalmente significa “10 casas”), las mujeres representan a 10 familias que están ayudando a impulsar diversas iniciativas para mejorar la salud pública y el...

How Accessible Data Technology Empowers the Impact of a Community-Driven Initiative

It’s a sunny and pleasant Sunday in Bojonegoro, Indonesia. Several housewives living in the village of Sumberrejo are preparing to go out. You might think they are heading for a gathering where they will have brunch and socialize with the other neighborhood housewives, but you are mistaken. They are on their way to a weekly meeting at the village’s community center. As part of the Dasa Wisma (a Sanskrit phrase that literally means “10 houses”) program, they are women representatives from 10...