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Data Collaboratives for Official Statistics

Joint OECD – PARIS21 Workshop – “Access to New Data Sources for Statistics: Business Models for Private-Public Partnerships” On December 18th 2015, the Data Governance Project (DGP)[1] was part of an OECD/Paris21 event organized in Paris on the use of new data sources for official statistics. Leiden’s DGP lead Jos Berens presented the decision flow tool, […]

Data Collaboratives and the 70th United Nations General Assembly meeting

Next week, from September 25-27, about 150 world leaders will attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York to formally adopt an ambitious new sustainable development agenda – in the wake of the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). An important focus area of the Summit involves the use of data for achieving sustainable development. […]

Data Prizes and Challenges as Data Collaboratives – Terms and Conditions

The Data Governance Project Jos Berens (Centre for Innovation, Leiden University) and Stefaan G. Verhulst (GovLab) Over the last few months we have noticed increased discussion and activity around “data collaboratives” in which participants from different sectors — including private companies, research institutions, and government agencies — exchange data to help solve public problems. Efforts […]

The GovLab Selected Readings on Data Governance

Jos Berens (Centre for Innovation, Leiden University) and Stefaan G. Verhulst (GovLab) As part of an ongoing effort to build a knowledge base for the field of opening governance by organizing and disseminating its learnings, the GovLab Selected Readings series provides an annotated and curated collection of recommended works on key opening governance topics. In […]