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Award stand by

We have decided to freeze the OK award due to several reasons but the lack of the resources (time in fact). We hope to bring it back to life in a coming future, however we cannot commit so. If you are willing to help on that we will be definitely happy to let you assume […]

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Change in dates for the award

The dates for the award have changed to October close to the World conference on Open data to be held in Madrid.

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Call for candidates

It is now open the call for candidates to the 3rd edition of the OK award to open knowledge, open data and transparency. See the categories and nominate to those projects, organisations or initiatives that you think it deserves the award. If you are interested on these topics possibly you could be part of the […]

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Here we go again!

Yes the 3rd edition of the global Open knowledge award is going to be launched in the coming days. this is an award focused on those projects and initiatives that deserve to be awarded indpendently of their current popularity. Therefore we encourage not only to nominate those projects that meet the requirements of every category […]

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Ranking participants

Here you can find the  rankings of the approved participants Mejor iniciativa pública de Open data con implicación de la ciudadanía. 1.-Concurso datos abiertos Junta de Castilla y León 2.- Portal de datos abiertos del Ayuntamiento Madrid Mejor negocio basado en conocimiento abierto. 1.- Open Food Facts 2.- Wikisigns Mejor iniciativa de impulso de la […]

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Winners of the OKFN award to open knowledge, open data and transparency

Best public open data initiative with  involvement of citizens/society Winner: Concurso datos abiertos Junta de Castilla y León (SP) Finalist: Portal de datos abiertos del Ayuntamiento Madrid (SP) Best business based on open knowledge. Winner: Open Food Facts (FR) Finalist: Wikisigns (SP) Best initiative to boost transparency through the Open Data Winner: Aragón open data […]

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Eduardo Béjar OKFN Ecuador

Eduardo Béjar ambassador of OKFN Ecuador has joined the jury of the award

Eduardo Béjar @edobejar, ambassador of OKFN Ecuador , is a computer systems engineer that has been involved with projects related to technology for social change and civic engagement for the last 12+ years. He is also the Executive Director of Fundapi, an ecuadorian nonprofit organization working with capacity building for representatives from nonprofit organizations, activists, […]

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Iris Palma OKFN El Salvador

Iris Palma ambassador of OKF El Salvador has joined the jury of the award

Iris Palma @irispalma11 ambassador of OKF El Salvador is a Salvadorian Economist and Master in Public Policies for the Social Development, Alumni Fellow of the Legislative Fellowship Program of the US Department of State. Currently she is Executive Director of the Chamber of ICT in El Salvador. In addition, she is a teacher of Economics […]

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Pieter Colpaert

Pieter Colpaert from OKF Belgium has joined the jury of the award

Pieter Colpaert @pietercolpaert from OKF Belgium is a researcher at MultiMedia Lab – Ghent university – iMinds. He holds a master degree in engineering from College Ghent since 2012. Before starting his research position at MultiMedia Lab, he was running a digital signage start-up called FlatTurtle which focuses on data visualisation and started The DataTank, […]

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María Jesús Fernández Ruiz del portal de datos del Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza

María Jesús Fernández Ruiz has confirmed her presence at the awards ceremony

Maria Jesus Fernandez is Director of the Unit Management Electronic Office of the City of Zaragoza (Spain) Head of the Office of Management Electronic Office of the City of Zaragoza (www.zaragoza.es) since 1994. Since 2010 driving and managing platforms: DatosAbiertos.zaragoza.es and GobiernoAbierto.zaragoza.es. He has served in various research projects related withthe Citizen Participation, eGovernment. Spatial […]

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