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Stories from Technology for Transparency Network from September, 2010

30 September 2010

Russia: Landscape and Trends of Online Transparency Initiatives

RuNet Echo

Alexey Sidorenko analyzes the five main groups of the Russian transparency projects: official and semi-official transparency websites; chaotic transparency communities; online representation of civil activism NGOs; next-generation transparency and civil...

19 September 2010

Bangladesh: Digitizing Land Records to Combat Corruption

There is a lot of hope riding on the effective use of ICT in the Land Management System of Bangladesh to usher in modernization, user-friendliness, transparency and accountability in this...

14 September 2010

I Paid A Bribe: An Endeavor in India

“Bribed? Didn't bribe? Powerless? Victimised? Angry?" I Paid a Bribe is encouraging citizens in India to tell their stories of bribery and corruption and is using these stories to identify...

8 September 2010

Brazil: A guide to tech for transparency projects in the 2010 elections

Brazil is awash in online technology for transparency and accountability projects in the run-up to its October 2010 presidential elections. Manuella Ribeiro gives us a tour through some of the...

Brazil: “Do It Yourself” Clean Elections

In less than one month there will be elections in Brazil and Eleitor 2010 has already became a game-changer: it is a "crowdsourcing" project aiming to facilitate citizen reports of...

6 September 2010

India: Are e-Governance initiatives delivering on transparency and accountability?

In India, government agencies are embracing social media and other information and communication technology (ICT) platforms to engage citizens, optimize service delivery and reassure the public with respect to the...

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