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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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Italy (Italia)

attivismo e giornalismo contro corruzione e ingiustizie

Open Parliament TV

Open Parliament TV

Germany (Deutschland)

We make parliamentary debates more transparent and accessible

PromiseTracker (Code for Africa)

Promise Tracker is a tool designed to help journalists and civil society watchdogs track campaign/promises/pledges by government officials

afriLEAKS

Securely share information with Africa's finest journalists BLOW THE WHISTLE

Panama Papers

The Panama Papers is an unprecedented investigation that reveals the offshore links of some of the globe’s most prominent figures.

Fundación Multitudes

Ampliamos los espacios de participación ciudadana en la toma de decisiones.

PubliElectoral

PubliElectoral

Buenos Aires, Argentina

PubliElectoral is a technological tool of social interest that allows the collection of information related to electoral advertising on social networks without affecting the privacy of citizen users.

Polétika República Dominicana

Polétika República Dominicana

C. Josefa Perdomo 160 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Polétika República Dominicana is a group of civil society organizations and movements that work in different areas, including: health, housing and habitat, taxation, citizen security, transparency, childhood and adolescence, gender, and municipality.

Detektor Media

Detektor Media

Ukraine (Ukrayina)

Media Detector is a non-governmental organization established by Ukrainian journalists in January 2004.

Open & Disclose

Open & Disclose aims to provide a platform for media organisations, journalists, columnists, and commentators to make public their interests, with the aim of strengthening institutional credibility, accountability, transparency, and trustworthiness.

Eltették

Eltették

Hungary (Magyarország)

An interactive map to show the billions worth of properties that went from state-owned to privately owned in recent years, together with K Monitor

Media Matters for Pakistan

Media Matters for Pakistan is a web based initiative, designed to act as an informal watchdog over the mainstream media in Pakistan.

Open Gov Week

This year, we want to do a bit more. In addition to events, we’re collecting and sharing how the open government movement – even in challenging times – is aligned and how our stories can be a bright spot for the world.

@EveryCRSReport

@EveryCRSReport

Washington, DC

Twitter bot making US Congressional Research Service reports publicly available to all. By Demand Progress.

Ad Observer

Political campaigns spend a lot of money to reach voters on Facebook. Are they telling the truth? Are they saying different things to different people? Help hold them accountable by installing our browser plugin, which sends us the ads you see on Facebook.

Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism

Africa’s first investigative environmental journalism unit, which combines traditional investigative reporting with data analysis and geo-mapping to expose offenses and track crime syndicates

@LeadershipFlack

@LeadershipFlack

Washington, DC

This bot is a project of @DemandProgress that tweets a round up of House and Senate leadership press releases.

Spotlight on Corruption

Spotlight on Corruption

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Spotlight on Corruption works to end corruption within the UK and wherever the UK has influence · We track how the UK enforces its anti-corruption laws

Parliamentary Network Africa

Parliamentary Network Africa

GE185-7537 BOHYE ROAD (ECOWAS HIGHWAY), NEW ASHONGMAN ESTATE, ACCRA GHANA

Parliamentary Network Africa (PNAfrica) is a convenor and connector of civil society parliamentary monitoring organizations and journalists towards promoting Open Parliaments across Africa.

Act Hub Africa

Act Hub Africa

Basorun Rd, 200285, Ibadan, Nigeria

Act Hub Africa is a ‌civic-tech‌ ‌NGO‌ ‌that‌ ‌works‌ ‌to‌ promote ‌good governance, democracy, ensure‌ ‌openness‌ ‌and‌ ‌transparency‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌local‌ ‌governments‌ ‌by‌ ‌making‌ ‌their‌ ‌fiscal data‌ ‌available‌ ‌in‌ ‌a‌ ‌simplified,‌ ‌easy‌ ‌to‌ ‌understand‌ ‌form‌ ‌and‌ ‌engage‌ ‌people‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌local‌ ‌government‌ ‌areas‌ ‌on‌ ‌how‌ ‌to‌ ‌use‌ ‌them‌ ‌in‌ ‌engaging‌ ‌their‌ ‌political‌ ‌officeholders

Council Data Project

Council Data Project

Seattle, WA, United States of America

Transparency and accessibility in council action; videos, transcripts, voting records, and legislation -- all searchable under a single website.

Xnet Institute For Democratic Digitalisation

An activist project working and proposing advanced solutions in fields related to digital rights and democracy: freedom of expression; net neutrality; digital privacy; the free circulation of culture, knowledge and information; mechanisms for transparency, participation and citizen control of power and institutions; the defence of citizen journalism for the right to know, inform and be informed; the technical, communications and legal fight against corruption; and the technopolitics understood as the practice of networking and taking action for citizen empowerment, justice and social transformation.

European Network of Corporate Observatories (ENCO)

ENCO (European Network of Corporate Observatories) is a network of European civic and media organisations dedicated to investigating corporations and corporate power.

EU Whistleblowing Monitor

The EU Whistleblowing Monitor was created by the Whistleblowing International Network to track the progress of transposition of the EU Directive on Whistleblowing across all 27 Member States over the next 18 months.

Whistleblowing International Network

WIN connects and strengthens civil society organisations that defend and support whistleblowers.

Political Watch

Political Watch

Avda. Cardenal Herrera Oria 63, 3º Izda - 28034, Madrid Spain

EL THINK-AND-DO TANK de la Fundación Salvador Soler

¿Qué Pasó Con

¿Qué Pasó Con

Spain (España)

Vigilamos el cumplimiento que el Gobierno hace de las iniciativas de orientación política aprobadas por el Parlamento en temas de desarrollo y lucha contra la pobreza

Algorithm Watch

Algorithm Watch is a non-profit research and advocacy organization committed to evaluating and shedding light on algorithmic decision-making processes

Algo Transparency

An algorithm that attempts to analyze which information the YouTube algorithm is showing to people.

Ad Watch

Ad Watch

Arizona, USA

ad.watch breaks open the machine of political advertisements on Facebook and Instagram with data of more than 150 parties in 34 countries.

A qué precio?

A qué precio?

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Este observatorio de compras públicas en Salud recopila datos sobre los precios que pagan diferentes organismos estatales por medicamentos para permitir su análisis y transparentar la información gubernamental.

WhoWasInCommand

WhoWasInCommand

Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

WhoWasInCommand is our free to use, public database of military, police and other security and defense force units.

Corruption Watch

Corruption Watch

South Africa (South Africa, Afrika-Borwa, Suid-Afrika)

Corruption Watch is a Transparency International chapter working to fight corruption in South Africa

Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)

By developing and equipping a global network of investigative journalists and publishing their stories, OCCRP exposes crime and corruption so the public can hold power to account.

g0v Taiwan

g0v Taiwan

Taiwan (T'ai-wan)

Founded in Taiwan, "g0v" (gov-zero) is a decentralised civic tech community with information transparency, open results and open cooperation as its core values. g0v engages in public affairs by drawing from the grassroot power of the community.

Security Force Monitor

Security Force Monitor

Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

We are a non-profit research group that analyzes thousands of public records to create a simple searchable database of the commanders and the command structures, locations, and areas of operations of security force units and investigate their potential connections to alleged human rights violations.

Clooney Foundation for Justice

Clooney Foundation for Justice

United States of America (the)

By providing a neutral report of what happens in court, trial monitors can help ensure that rights are respected and abuses exposed.

An ecosystem of corporate politicians in Portugal

An interactive visualization of the relationships between members of Portuguese governments and companies for the period of 1975 to 2013.

Mexiro AC

Mexiro AC

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

Somos una organización feminista que trabaja temas de desarrollo sostenible con metodologías de innovación y co-creación.

Qué Sabés

Qué Sabés

Uruguay (Republica Oriental del Uruguay)

Realiza una solicitud de información o mira las ya realizadas

Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF)

The Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa seeks to defend whistleblowers, as well as strategically litigate and advocate on their behalf where their disclosures speak to the public interest of African citizens.

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