A historic open science advocate and a member of the Open Definition Council joined us for the sixth #OKFN100, a series of conversations with more than 100 people about the current challenges and the paths of action of the open movement.
Beatriz Busaniche: ‘Hate speech is sustained by stereotypes, which are often driven by AI’
The director of Fundación Vía Libre joined us for the fifth #OKFN100, a series of conversations with more than 100 people about the current challenges and the paths of action of the open movement.
Debriefing the Open Definition workshop at MozFest
One week ago at MozFest, we began the process of rethinking and updating the Open Definition for today’s challenges and contexts. Here are the main takeaways.
David Eaves: ‘The open data battle now is to demonstrate value, and that’s hard to do’
The initiator of Open Data Day joined us for the fourth #OKFN100, a series of conversations with 100+ people about about the current challenges and paths of action of the open movement.
Thais Ruiz de Alda: ‘Social media platforms promote gender violence. Full stop.’
The executive director of DigitalFems joined us for the third #OKFN100, a series of conversations with 100+ people about about the current challenges and paths of action of the open movement.
Zoë Kooyman: ‘Today, the free software message is maybe more important than ever’
The executive director of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) joined us for the second #OKFN100, a series of conversations with 100+ people about about the current challenges and paths of action of the open movement.
Ready… Set… Register!
Registration for csv,conf,v7 in Buenos Aires, Argentina is now Open. The anticipation is over! No more guessing and waiting! The community conference for data makers everywhere, returns in person! Csv,conf,v7 will be in the beautiful Buenos Aires, Argentina April 19-20. It will not be a conference without YOU present! This is one of the events […]
Balázs Bodó: ‘Digital commons are actually reproducing existing power inequalities’
#OKFN100 is kicking off today, a series of conversations with 100+ people about how openness can strengthen the fights for the complex challenges of our times
Nine recommendations for civil servants to enhance national digital transformations
Many efforts are being obstructed by the lack of IT infrastructure investment, lack of available, accessible datasets and lack of mature data organisation, data management and data governance.
EITI Datathon: Innovative solutions for a data-driven energy transition – Send your proposals before July 31st
Open Knowledge Foundation is thrilled to announce the launch of a global open call for proposals as part of the EITI Datathon: Innovative solutions for a data-driven energy transition. The Datathon is organised by the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative, which partnered with OKF and Thibi to deliver the event. The applicants selected as part of […]
Microsoft to support Open Data Day 2022
Today, we are pleased to announce that Microsoft will once again be supporting Open Data Day by providing mini-grants to organisations to help them run events, the call will launch on Open Data Day 2022. Photo from Microsoft supported event on Open Data Day 2021, run by Riva Quiroga from Chile. Read their event report […]
An urgent call for peace and solidarity
At the Open Knowledge Foundation, we urge to ramp up all the diplomatic and political efforts for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and that ceasefire to extend to all the countries and regions in the World suffering the brutality of war. We strongly condemn the indiscriminate attacks and forced displacement that the Russian government is […]
Frictionless Planet – Save the Date
We believe that an ecosystem of organisations combining tools, techniques and strategies to transform datasets relevant to the climate crisis into applied knowledge and actionable campaigns can get us closer to the Paris agreement goals. Today, scientists, academics and activists are working against the clock to save us from the greatest catastrophe of our times. […]
100+ Conversations to inspire our new Direction
It has been almost two decades since OKF was founded. Back then, the open movement was navigating uncharted waters, with hope and optimism. We created new standards, engaged powerful actors and achieved change in government, science and access to knowledge and education, unleashing the power of openness, collaboration and community in the early digital days. […]
Working with UNHCR to better collect, archive and re-use data about some of the world’s most vulnerable people
Since 2018, the team at Open Knowledge Foundation has been working with the Raw Internal Data Library (RIDL) project team at UNHCR to build an internal library of data to support evidence-based decision making by UNHCR and its partners. What’s this about? The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a global organisation ‘dedicated […]