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AR 16: Top performing open data countries
The European Data Portal (EDP) conducts an annual benchmark assessment of the current state of open data in the European Union countries and Europe in general. The latest Open Data Maturity Report (2019) covered the Member States, the EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) and assessed the countries on four dimensions:
- Open Data Policy: development of specific policies and strategies to foster open data practice
- Open Data Portal: functions that enable users to interact with open data via the national portal
- Open Data Impact: activities to monitor and measure open data re-use and impact created
- Open Data Quality: measures to ensure a systematic high-level quality of data and metadata
This new study titled “Open Data best practices in Europe” provides an overview of the three top performing countries – Cyprus, France and Ireland – to enable other countries to learn from their best practices at a national and local context. The report is structured along the four dimensions. Through this focus and by delving into these dimensions, other countries with a lower level of open data maturity can learn from their practices, insights, and advice. By sharing this knowledge the access to open data can be made easier, quality of open data publication improved, and impact of open data increased across Europe.
Keen to learn more about open data best practices from Cyprus, France and Ireland? Register and join the EDP’s webinar on the Open data best practices in Europe: Cyprus, France and Ireland on 2 June at 10:30 to 12:00 CEST / 09:30 to 11:00 GMT !
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