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The Trust for the Americas and the OAS Launch Open Government Action Plan Development in Times of COVID-19

2020/06/15

As part of the second phase of the Open Government project: Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize, and seeking to leverage open government tools to tackle issues raised by COVID-19, The Trust for the Americas in coordination with the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Belize Open Government Steering Committee announces the launch of the Belize Open Government Action Plan Development in Times of COVID-19.

Belize

The Trust for the Americas launches 48h Virtual Hackathon on Open Data Enabling Tourism in Belize

2020/05/30

With tourism being an Information-Intensive sector, effective access to data and information provides the basis for awareness, choice, security, and improved service delivery between the prospective tourist and local operators. The 2020 Hackathon will focus on solutions for the utilization of open data in tourism to promote destinations, highlight value-added services, and improve safety and security.

Belize

The Trust for the Americas launches Youth for Open Data Campaign in Panama

2020/05/26

En el marco del proyecto “Innovación a través de Datos Abiertos en Panamá”, The Trust for the Americas lanza una campaña de sensibilización en datos abiertos para jóvenes de distintos sectores y provincias de la República de Panamá, con la finalidad de promover la participación ciudadana, representación territorial en la temática y la formación de líderes en temas relacionados a Datos Abiertos, Gobierno Abierto y Periodismo de Datos.

Panamá

The OAS Secretary General Calls on Member States to Consolidate their Democratic Efforts in the Region

2020/05/19

During the Permanent Council Session on May 14, issues related to democratic stability during the COVID-19 Pandemic were discussed. During this session, the work of the Trust for the Americas was highlighted. This work includes developing platforms and solutions that improve the management capacities of governments and interaction with civil society.

Open Government Webinars Belize Project Resources Available

2020/04/28

Open Government Program Resources created in the framework of the Project: “Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize (2019-2021)” Implemented by the Trust for the Americas and the Department for Effective Public Management of the OAS, with the Support of the Embassy of the United State of America in Belize.

Belize

The Trust for the Americas launches Open Gov Steering Committee in Belize

2020/04/28

As part of the second phase of an Open Government project: Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize, The Trust for the Americas in coordination with the Organization of American States (OAS), announces the official formation of an Ad-hoc Multi-stakeholder Steering Committee: The Open Gov SC.

Belize

Information Officials in Panama start virtual training on Open Government and Open Data

2020/04/22

This cycle of online courses trains public information officers in Panama in digital government and open data principles.

Panamá

Open Government in times of COVID-19 in Costa Rica

2020/04/07

During the month of open virtuality in Costa Rica, The Trust for the Americas will hold virtual training sessions for civil society, government, and academia regarding relevant topics concerning the Coronavirus crisis in the region.

Costa Rica

Transformation to an Open Public Administration in Belize project's first cycle of webinars presented at BTEC

2020/02/25

The Trust for the Americas and the Organization of American States (OAS) have been working in Belize since 2018 to support the first steps towards Open Government in the country, leading to successful results and enabling government institutions and various civil society organizations to deliberate and discuss co-creation of policies and learn about modern participatory tools in public administration.

Belize

The Trust for the Americas, ANTAI and AIG Offer Workshop on Transparency, Government, and Open Data in Central Region of Panama

2020/02/11

Washington, D.C. (February 10th 2020) — The Trust for the Americas together with the National Authority for Transparency and Access to Information (ANTAI) and the National Authority for Government Innovation (AIG), invite to the first workshop on transparency, government, open data, and citizen participation in the province of Veraguas, Panama.

Panamá
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