Making data more accessible for society at large: the role of open data, communication and technology


From 11 June 09:00 (GMT) until 24 June 2014!

Civicus, Data-Pop Alliance, Open Knowledge, PARIS21, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Ushahidi,Web-COSI and Wikiprogress 

Invite you to join this online discussion

The purpose of this online discussion is to take a broad look at the opportunities and challenges of using open data, visualisation, and other technology-based approaches to making data more accessible for society.

Leading questions

– What role can Open Data play to increase citizen’s engagement with well-being and progress statistics?

– How can data visualisation and storytelling be used to increase our understanding of data?

– What are the best examples of crowd-sourced data related to well-being and progress?


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Context setting blog: Democratising data: the need to make statistics more accessible to everyone, click here

Follow the Twitter hashtag #CitizenEngagement and #StatsForAll

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