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Author(s): Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Resource Type: Case studies

Countries: State of Palestine

SDG: GOAL 16. Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Keywords: Access to Information, Transparency, Accountability, Openness, Open Data


Open Government Data Initiative

Source in Arabic: ENACT Case Study - Open Data Initiative, Palestine

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in Palestine launched the Open Data Initiative in 2018 to promote innovation and increase transparency. The initiative provides government data through an electronic portal aimed at facilitating access and promoting economic and social development. The focus falls on strengthening government performance and trust between the government and citizens and enhancing partnerships between sectors. In 2022, Palestine ranked 19th globally in the field of open data with a score of 73, compared to 20th in 2020.

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