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In response, the Governance Lab and the Inter-American Development Bank in partnership with the Governments of the City of Rio de Janeiro, Argentina, Colombia and Panama, hosted a series of online conferences from August-October 2016. Instead of a handful of people meeting once at great expense in a conference room, we used the Internet to mobilize and curate diverse and distributed expertise -- both credentialed know-how and experiential wisdom -- to identify, design and iterate upon implementable ideas that governments can use....
The GovLab, in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Mexico’s Secretariat of the Civil Service (Secretaría de la Función Pública, or SFP), held a series of online conferences to generate new, actionable ideas in the fight against corruption in Mexico.
Using The GovLab’s Smarter Crowdsourcing method, a collaborative...
To accelerate trusted access to data for improved management of our criminal justice system, the Governance Lab with the support of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, is working to articulate principles, policies, practices, and tools for trusted data sharing that safeguard civil liberties while maximizing the opportunity for evidence-based policy making and reform. The goal of the project is to enable greater collaboration between government and the research community to the end of improving effectiveness and legitimacy of our...
This project seeks to build an evidence base identifying: a) the conditions under which open data is most (and least) effective in the development process; b) strategies to maximize the positive contributions of open data to development; and c) means for limiting open data’s harms on developing countries.
Network of Innovators (NoI) is a skill sharing network enabling government and civic innovators to assess their problem-solving skills and get matched to those with complementary knowledge for mutual learning.