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Sweden to adopt Ukraine’s procurement practices

April 21, 2020 – Sweden is working on a potential project to launch an online platform with open data on procurement. As part of the joint project, Transparency International Ukraine will share experience of launching the Prozorro system in Ukraine and engaging the public in monitoring as it has been done with the DOZORRO community. […]

In the midst of corruption scandals, Sweden stands without key data

March 19, 2020 – Sweden has no open datasets in key anti-corruption areas shows a study carried out by Open Knowledge Sweden. Sweden also ranks the lowest on open data release compared to other Nordic and Baltic countries, according to a report by the partner organisation Transparency International Latvia. Sweden is perceived as one of […]

Open data and the fight against corruption in Latvia, Sweden and Finland

December 7, 2018 This blog has been crossposted from the Open Knowledge Foundation blog. Transparency International Latvia, in collaboration with Open Knowledge Sweden and Open Knowledge Finland, has published a new study on open data and anti-corruption policies in Latvia, Sweden and Finland, showing that governments in the three countries could do more to leverage […]

Open Knowledge Sweden announces the Open Knowledge Awards

Stockholm, 2016/09/08 – Open Knowledge Sweden is pleased to announce its latest project, the Open Knowledge Awards: Open knowledge is knowledge, often in the form of data, available for everyone to freely use, reuse and redistribute without any sorts of restrictions. Open Knowledge Sweden envisions enlightened societies where everyone has access to key information in […]

OKFestival, 15:e-17:e Juli: Den globala “Open Movement” når Berlin

Från den 15:e Juli till 17:e Juli kommer Berlin spela rollen som arrangör för Open Knowledge Festival, världens största evenemang om fri kunskap och öppna data. Besökare från hela världen kommer att samlas I den tyska huvudstaden för att dela idéer, bygga verktyg, och förstärka gemenskapen bakom den snabbväxande rörelsen för öppen kunskap som en […]

OKFN Sweden Press Release – Local Group Announcement!

Open Knowledge Foundation Sweden (OKFN) is the newly started local group representing OKFN in Sweden. It is putting focus on Open Data within different sectors of society. Open data is data that can be used, reused and redistributed by anyone freely – at most, only subject to the requirement to attribution and share-alike. Up until […]