Open Data at the Sunlight Foundation’s Transparency Unconference

Credit Photo: Sunlight Foundation

By: Timothy Lay, Volunteer in PATTIRO. From 29 May to 2 June 2014, the Sunlight Foundation hosted their annual TransparencyCamp in Washington, D.C. Held at the School of Public Policy, George Mason University, the TransparencyCamp brought together 800 participants, including students, online developers, CSO and donor representatives as well as academics. The Sunlight Foundation is

Background to the Open Government Partnership in Indonesia : the CSO Core Team

By: Nanda Sihombing, OGP Specialist, PATTIRO. As one of the eight founding members of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in 2011, Indonesia was appointed to the chairmanship in 2014.This was just one step, though, in the evolution of OGP in Indonesia. The first step in the development of OGP in Indonesia was the government’s establishment

Decentralization in Mining Sector

By: Robert Endi Jaweng, Jakarta | Opinion | Tue, March 11 2014 London-listed Churchill Mining Plc Corp. has brought its mining dispute with the Indonesian government before the Washington-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), demanding over US$1 billion in compensation for losses caused by the revocation of its mining permits by the East

The OGP And The Role Of Indonesia

By: Mickael Bobby Hoelman, Jakarta | Opinion | Tue, May 20 2014 The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Asia Pacific Regional Conference was held recently in Bali. It was the first conference in Asia Pacific since the OGP initiative was launched in 2011, and was intended as a platform of cooperation for countries and civil society groups

Indonesia’s Presidential and Vice Presidential Election: Vision and Mission

In order to facilitate public in obtaining information of both Presidential candidates’ vision and mission, PATTIRO provides documents from each candidates that may be reviewed and studied as a part of political education. Thus, it hopefully may help voters to make their choice for this year’s Presidential election both rationally and democratically. Presidential candidate, Joko Widodo