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Frankfurt Gestalten - open data and participation project for local politics

What are politician's decisions about your neighborhood? What does usually happen in my street and what could be done better? In Frankfurt, Germany, there is a website called (Create Frankfurt), which makes local political decision more transparent and offers a new space for citizen to participate. The concept is to combine the following dimensions, which hopefully lead to a vibrant engagement: is an initiative to highlight available public datasets in Sweden. It contains a commentable catalog of government datasets, their formats and usage restrictions. The percent figure on the start page indicates the share of datasets that are available with an open license and in at least one open format.

OpenData Network Germany

The OpenData Network is a new initiative to promote opendata in Germany. It is a a non-profit civil society NGO. The aim is to help promote opendata, openaccess, opengovernment, transparency, participation and collaboration.

The focus will be on promoting, researching and supporting the development of new methods and tools for dataliberation, datavisualisation, participation and collaboration.

OpenData Network


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