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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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Hlídač státu

Hlídač státu

Na Florenci 1270/31, New Town, 110 00 Prague, Czechia

Watchdogging Czech Republic

La Fabrique de la Loi

La Fabrique de la Loi

41 Rue Boissy d'Anglas, Paris, France

Explorez l'évolution de la loi au fil de la procédure parlementaire avec La Fabrique de la Loi ! Plus de 800 textes de loi promulgués depuis 2008 à explorer pour mieux comprendre comment les parlementaires influent sur la loi

Ma3louma

Ma3louma

Tunisia (Tunis)

A tool created to publish FOIA requests in Tunisia, thus putting pressure on the authorities to respond in time and appropriately.

Cuentas Claras en Elecciones

A page that allows candidates and parties to present election campaign finance information.

MapLight

MapLight is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that reveals the influence of money in politics, informs and empowers voters, and advances reforms that promote a more responsive democracy.

WhoAdvertisesOn

WhoAdvertisesOn

Brooklyn, NY

Toolkit for tracking advertisers on partisan news channels with sampling, data science, and open data.

Odekro

Odekro

Ghana

Odekro began as an open data initiative but it has grown into a national platform which promotes transparency and citizen participation. The site says it sets out to improve social mobilisation, citizen action, and engagement using technology.

Building Maintenance Network Chart

傳真社將逾220個大廈翻新工程的入標資料製作成「樓宇維修工程關係圖」,使用者只需要輸入屋苑、顧問或工程公司名稱,便可以找到相關公司或工程的入標紀錄,有助了解公司口碑。

Questionnezvoselus.org

Find below the latest answers from elected officials who have agreed to be publicly questioned by their fellow citizens.

Atlatszo

Atlatszo

Hungary (Magyarország)

Nonprofit transparency-focused media outlet

Nos Députés

Nos Députés

17 Rue Corneille, 31100 Toulouse, France

Le collectif Regards Citoyens est une association constituée de citoyens de tous âges et régions, tous bénévoles, qui se sont rencontrés sur Internet dans un désir commun de proposer un accès simplifié au fonctionnement de nos institutions démocratiques à partir des informations publiques.

Publish What You Fund

Publish What You Fund

Publish What You Fund, Southbank House, Black Prince Road, London, SE1 7SJ, UK

Publish What You Fund is the global campaign for aid transparency. Our website outlines who we are, what we do and what you can do for aid transparency.

TheyWorkforYou

TheyWorkForYou is a website which makes it easy to keep track of your local MP's activities.

Penali.ro

Penali.ro

Romania

Catalogul aleşilor penali. De consultat înainte să mergem la vot.

FragDenStaat

To strengthen the topic of freedom of information as a whole by transparently depicting the inquiry and response process.

Trump Promise Tracker

We’re tracking the progress of 60 pledges Trump made in his “Contract with the American Voter” – and whether he achieved his goals.

Dozorro

Machine learning software that scans Ukrainian government procurement contracts for signs of corruption

Open Courts Slovakia

Interactive platform which makes available and accessible information on judicial decrees, hearings and other selected documents, that were published on pages of the Ministry of Justice

Barcelona Pressupost Obert (Open Budget)

A tool created for citizens and all those people or organizations that may be interested, which aims to facilitate the analysis and understanding of the budgets of the City of Barcelona.

Skaidrumo Linija

Skaidrumo Linija

Lithuania (Lietuva)

Platform for Lithuanian citizens to seek advise on reporting corruption or dealing with corruption, enhanced with an interactive map.

Marsad Budget

Marsad Budget

4 Rue Apollo XI, Cité Mahrajène, Tunis, Tunisie

Marsad Budget is a continuation of Al Bawsala's work, which is based on monitoring the various institutions in charge of managing state affairs and the consecration of the principle of transparency and thus making available to the citizen, simplified and accessible information on the state budget

Open Gov Report Card

Open Gov Report Card

6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Grades how Chicago and Cook County government agencies share important meeting information like agendas, minutes and schedules with the public

Full Fact

Full Fact

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Full Fact is the UK's independent factchecking organisation

The Foilies

Recognizing the year’s worst in government transparency

Harta clientelismului politic

The map shows the transfers from the Government to the municipalities and county councils from the Reserve Fund (15%), Local Development National Program (65%) and other programs managed by the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration that sum up to 7.5 billion lei

Politifact

Politifact

Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others on its Truth-O-Meter.

Integrity Action

Integrity Action

The Leather Market, London

Citizens Monitor. Everyone wins. We empower citizens to demand integrity from the institutions they rely on.

Connected Development (CODE)

We are building the largest social accountability movement, empowering marginalized communities in Africa.

Mulika

Mulika

Kenya

Mulika allows users to annoymously report corruption by government officials and other crimes through SMS. Userscan report a case by sending a text message, which is forwarded to relevant officials.

Tenders Guru

Tenders Guru is a website that allows to monitor public procurement processes in Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Spain.

Common Social Accountability Platform

The CSAP uses interactive radio shows (radio dialogues in combination with SMS feedback) to enable citizens to hold their leaders to account by asking the hard questions. By enabling citizens to text their views to a free short code, the approach allows for large-scale consultations and provides evidence of citizen’s opinions. AVF analyses these views using rigorous social science research and presents them in a form that supports policy action by authorities

Fundación Ciudadana Civio

Fundación Ciudadana Civio

C/ Sebastián Elcano 32, 1st Floor, office nº 17. CP 28012, Madrid. España (Spain)

Periodismo y acción para abrir lo público

BudgIt

BudgIt

55 Moleye Street, Alagomeji-Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

BudgIT is a civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement, to facilitate societal change.

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.

Romania Sistemul National de Raportare

Ministerul Finanțelor Publice a creat Sistemul naţional de verificare, monitorizare, raportare şi control al situaţiilor financiare, angajamentelor legale şi bugetelor entităților publice din România. Aici poți găsi informații despre activitatea financiar-bugetară a acestora.

FactChecker.in

FactChecker.in

India (Bhārat)

FactChecker.in is India’s first dedicated Fact Check initiative.

Watchout.tw

Watchout.tw

Taiwan (T'ai-wan)

我們有一個很簡單而實際的夢想:相信台灣可以更好。讓台灣更好的力量,來自於更多主動參與、向外關注的公民,所以,我們致力於降低公民參與政治的門檻。沃草的英文名字Watchout,原意是提防和警戒。只要我們每個小小公民都能時時張大眼睛、提高警覺,政客就不容易為所欲為,台灣的公民社會才能茁壯。

Follow The Money Nigeria

We advocate, visualize and track government spending and international aid, and let you know how effective it has been in our rural communities.

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