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Technologies that seek to provide greater visibility to the activities of governments, corporations, or individuals in power and allow others to monitor them.

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Mapping NGOs Repairs

Between March and September 2021, BUL researchers identified around 80 NGOs that participated in shelter repair within the neighborhoods severely affected by the August 2020 port blast. The data and findings are presented through a recent mapping output on the Beirut Urban Observatory.

Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI)

EDGI is an action-oriented research collaborative driven by the Environmental Right to Know (ERTK) – the belief that people should be able to know and make decisions about environmental conditions of concern, and that the collection and stewardship of environmental information should equip people, communities, and workers to protect their health and support the flourishing of surrounding ecosystems.

Penplusbytes

Established on the 18th of July 2001, Penplusbytes is a not-for-profit organization driving change through innovations in three key areas: using new digital technologies to enable good governance and accountability, new media and innovations, and driving oversight for effective utilisation of mining, oil and gas revenue and resources.

Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) is a coalition of over 200 public interest groups and trade unions concerned with the increasing influence exerted by corporate lobbyists on the political agenda in Europe, the resulting loss of democracy in EU decision-making and the postponement, weakening, or blockage even, of urgently needed progress on social, environmental and consumer-protection reforms.

Democracy and Freedom Watch

Democracy & Freedom Watch is an independent news service reporting on democracy and freedom in the Republic of Georgia. It is published by Journalists for the Future, a non-governmental organization registered in Georgia and supported by Open Society and The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Filterwatch

Filterwatch aims to provide the information and tools to enable journalists, human rights advocates, and campaigners to hold Iranian policy-makers to account, and to advocate for a free and open internet in Iran, for the benefit of all Iranians.

Sinar Project

Sinar Project is a civic tech initiative using open technology, open data and policy analysis to systematically make important information public and more accessible to the Malaysian people. It aims to improve governance and encourage greater citizen involvement in the public affairs of the nation by making Parliament and Malaysian Government more open, transparent and accountable.

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