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  • Sector:
    Government & Public Sector
    Nature:
    Project

    Parlameter is an online tool created by a collaboration of volunteers from tech companies, universities, marketing agencies and NGOs. The tool aims to create transparency as it allows organisations to analyse votes and transcripts of speeches from the National Assembly.

  • Sector:
    Environment
    Nature:
    Website

    The Environmental Atlas (Atlas Okolja) is a map-interface of Slovenia that presents data of various indicators that measure the:

    • Environment, such as water quality, or flooding risk areas;
    • Climate, for instance temperatures, sunshine, and wind; and
    • Land and oil usage, or seismological risk areas.
  • Latvia - Vides SOS
    Sector:
    Environment
    Nature:
    Platform

    Vides SOS is an platform designed to alert the State Environmental Service of environmental hazards such as pollution, waste and litter in nature. Environmental infringements of the air (odours, dust, smoke, and radiation); the water (activities of edge fishing, presence of chemicals, dead animals, or oil); and the soil (waste, manure, and oil) can be reported. Depending on the case, the State Environmental Service cleans it up or users clean it up themselves and document it in the application.

  • Sector:
    Population & Society
    Nature:
    Website

    The International Data & Economic Analysis (IDEA) is an online database providing access to country-level data across the globe. Created by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and initially set up to support the staff and associates of USAID find data from external sources, the IDEA database now provides access to over 10 000 data series and is categorised along the themes: people government, official development assistance, economy, education, and health.

  • Sector:
    Economy & Finance
    Nature:
    Visualisation

    The Estonian Heatmap shows an overview of various economic and financial trends in terms of average wage, capacity utilisation, core inflation, economic sentiment, employment rate, unemployment rate, vacancies and demand limiting in construction, industry, or services. The map and the source data presents statistics from 2005 onwards.

  • Sector:
    Education, Culture & Sport
    Nature:
    Platform

    Haridussilm, i.e., the Estonian Education Statistics Portal, provides data of primary, general, secondary, vocational and higher education, and monitors various indicators such as, success of lifelong learning or labour market statistics. The website provides a useful tool for education representatives and policy makers to keep track of their education strategy goals and quantify their progress towards those goals.

  • Sector:
    Environment
    Nature:
    Platform

    Giess den Kiez (Pour the Neighborhood) is a Berlin-centred platform that aims to tackle the issue of arid and hot summers causing trees to dry and suffer long-term damage by encouraging citizens to adopt a tree and water it. The project is a coordinated effort to irrigate urban areas and enable citizen participation. On a map overview, dots represent trees, and a color-coding scheme indicates their water requirements.

  • Germany - OParl
    Sector:
    Government & Public Sector
    Nature:
    Project

    Oparl is a website interface that offers access to the parliamentary information systems in Germany and is useful for citizens, municipalities, developers and RIS manufacturers. The project aims to create a standard API that allows access to public data currently stored in municipal council information systems thereby promoting the openness of parliamentary systems and public data of the German council.

  • Sector:
    Government & Public Sector
    Nature:
    Website

    The election calculator is a tool designed to help citizens compare their personal political views to those of political parties and individuals (e.g. legislators or election candidates) to see how well they align, and subsequently, to help cast their vote. The tool consists of two parts:

    • A voting inventory that compares citizens’ answers with real votes in the legislature from a previous election; and
    • An opinion test which matches citizens’ answers to the answers provided by the political parties or candidates.
  • Sector:
    Population & Society
    Nature:
    Application

    The Cyprus Guide is designed to grant refugees and asylum applicants access to services that facilitate their integration into society and help them navigate their way in the local labour market. The website aims to ensure participation of migrants in the economy and culture by offering support and guidance. As Cyprus has an increasing migrant stream and migrants find it difficult to obtain the information they need, this application tackles a major problem.