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Active battles

From solutions to fight injustice and oppression to initiatives that analyze ethical implications and regulatory challenges of the use of technology. There is a huge range of issues that need to be addressed in areas like democracy, social justice, civil liberties, and human rights. This section provides useful information for users and community members concerned about some of these problems. It lists platforms that inform how citizens can intervene in the development and implementation of auditing systems and tools to examine whether techniques like data analytics and blockchain can be used to social change.  This category also explores how organizations, networks, and communities are promoting civic engagement, education, innovation, digital inclusivity, and government transparency.

3de3.mx

Initiative that seeks to rebuild citizen confidence in the political class through the publication of its three declarations voluntarily as a sign of its commitment to transparency and accountability.

cat-icon Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

Baratunde’s Tech Manifesto

The stories turn up daily: Social media is being used to undermine democracy. Someone has run off with millions of Social Security numbers stored by a major financial institution. Internet service…

cat-icon 2 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Color of Change

We design campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward. Until justice is real.

cat-icon The GovLab, MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Datos Abiertos Colombia

Is the biggest public repository of Open Data in Colombia, created by the IT Ministry with the goal of fostering collaboration and the development of new applications and visualizations.

cat-icon Colombia
cat-icon 1991 Civic Tech Center, вулиця Мечникова, Київ, Україна

Ghanoonban

Using modern technologies will facilitate the possibility of public participation, and will provide a platform for people’s active presence in governance, which will lead into the improvement of governance quality

cat-icon Tehran Province, Tehran, District 6, Jalal Al Ahmad St, Iran

Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2018

This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget, jointly with the executive department that issues the most federal grant awards, to: (1) establish government-wide data standards for information reported by grant recipients, (2) issue guidance directing federal agencies to apply those standards, and (3) require the publication of recipient-reported data collected from all agencies on a single public website.

PeaceTech Living Learning Community

Exploring the intersection of peace-building and technology—critically reflecting on the social impact of technology and fostering the creation of “tech for good.”

cat-icon Waterloo, ON, Canada