Matching Demand to the Supply of Open Data Know How: The Network of Innovators Experiment

By Beth Noveck and Andrew Young Over 2000 participants from around the world are expected to arrive in Ottawa today for the Third International Open Data Conference (IODC). The event follows last month’s first-of-its-kind Pew survey on open government data. Over forty countries have created open data portals and released over a million datasets for […]

The GovLab Index: Open Data (Updated)

Please find below the latest installment in The GovLab Index series, inspired by Harper’s Index. “The GovLab Index: Open Data” provides an update on our previous Open Data installment, and highlights global trends in Open Data and the release of public sector information. Previous installments of the Index include Prizes and Challenges, Measuring Impact with […]

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The GovLab SCAN – Issue 76

Highlights from this week’s Internet governance SCAN:
ICANN officials announced that CEO Fadi Chehade will be leaving the organization in March 2016 prior to the IANA transition;
Pew Research Center released a new report on Americans’ privacy perceptions and behaviors; key findings include that 93% of Americans say it’s important to be in control of who can get information about them;
European Union ambassadors indicated that they will implement stiffer fines against companies that violate Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’ law, giving data protection authorities more effective enforcement measures.

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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 […]

Event Recap and Key Takeaways: The Conference on Internet Governance and Cyber-Security #SIPACyber

Last week, the GovLab participated in the Conference on Internet Governance and Cyber-Security, held at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in collaboration with The Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG). The event spanned two days and covered several pressing topics in Internet governance, including privacy, freedom of expression, cross-border data flows, and […]

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Where can you find out what is happening on Internet Governance? A curation of eight calendars

The world of Internet Governance is complex and dynamic. To help navigate the Internet Governance ecosystem, the NETmundial Solutions Map seeks to provide a platform to exchange and document what responses exist to what issues and who is involved in the space. The design of the map was informed by a set of user interviews. […]

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Event Today: Internet Governance and Citizen Engagement – Why think of them together?

Today at 4:30 pm, GovLab Founder and Director Beth Noveck will lead a discussion about how citizen engagement can lead to more effective and legitimate Internet governance. Professor Noveck will be joined by Ronald Lemos, Director of the Institute for Technology and Society. The event will take place at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in […]

Looking Ahead to the LabWorks 2015 Global Lab Gathering

On July 9th through 12th, the the growing international network of labs, units and i-teams innovating governance and public services around the worlds will convene for LabWorks 2015. The fourth-annual conference will be hosted by Nesta in association with Bloomberg Philanthropies and with support from partners the GovLab, MindLab, and Mars Solutions Lab LabWorks 2015 comprises three distinct elements […]