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  • Human Rights Defenders and UN Special Rapporteur on Philippine terrorist ‘hit list’

    26/03/2018

    Human Rights Defenders and UN Special Rapporteur on Philippine terrorist 'hit list' March 26, 2018 Hivos and ARTICLE 19 are alarmed and worried about the news that the Philippine government has declared a list of 600 people to be ‘communist terrorists’. The list names the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, […]

  • Open Data Day 2018 Celebrations in Kenya

    22/03/2018

    Open Data Day 2018 Celebrations in Kenya March 22, 2018 Guestblog contributed by ELDOHUB Earlier this month, on March 3rd, several initiatives around the world took place to celebrate International Open Data Day. Hivos, ARTICLE 19 and Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) contributed with a mini-grant scheme to local #ODD18 initiatives. One such event took place in Eldoret, Kenya. Read their guestblog […]

  • Open Data Day 2018 Celebrations in Cambodia

    22/03/2018

    Open Data Day 2018 Celebrations in Cambodia March 22, 2018 Guestblog contributed by Open Development Cambodia Earlier this month, on March 3rd, several initiatives around the world celebrated International Open Data Day. Hivos, ARTICLE 19 and Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) funded a mini-grant scheme for local #ODD18 initiatives. One such event took place in Phnom Penh. Phnom Penh, Cambodia - From Cape […]

  • Open Up Contracting and Adaptive Learning

    20/03/2018

    Open Up Contracting and Adaptive Learning March 20, 2018 Open contracting is a relatively new agenda for Hivos and ARTICLE 19 as well as for many of our local partners. It’s important to acknowledge that the Open Up Contracting programme and its partners are in a joint learning process together. We test and learn from […]

  • Indonesia: Transparency in government procurement

    19/03/2018

    Indonesia: Transparency in government procurement March 19, 2018 This blog appeared first in Bahasa. You can find the original version here. Written by Agus Sunaryanto, Vice Coordinator of Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) Government procurement transparency Indonesian President, Joko Widodo has on several occasions stressed the importance of utilising information technology in the procurement of goods […]

  • Do you want to know who we partner with in Asian countries?

    03/03/2018

    Do you want to know who we partner with in Asian countries? March 3, 2018 Do you want to know what these local frontline organisations are doing to champion greater transparency of public contracting processes and reduce corruption? Have a look at the videos below to get an impression of some of our partners and […]

  • Announcing the 2018 International Open Data Day mini-grant winners!

    22/02/2018

    On Saturday, March 3rd 2018 it is International Open Data Day. As last year, Hivos, ARTICLE 19 and Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) are funding a mini-grant scheme for local #ODD18 initiatives that focus on approaches, data and technology to ‘Follow the Money’ to track and analyse public money flows for transparency and accountability work in countries from the global south and in tricky environments.

  • Tender wars in Nairobi

    22/01/2018

    Tender wars in Nairobi January 22, 2018 Written by Stephanie Muchai, Hivos Real fixes for Nairobi County Procurement Hivos is gravely concerned by reports of public contracting and procurement anomalies reported to be occurring within the Nairobi City County Government. At the heart of the reported issues lie lack of transparency and public accountability in […]

  • Want to organise an event on International Open Data Day? Apply now!

    22/01/2018

    Want to organise an event on International Open Data Day? Apply now! January 22, 2018 On Saturday, March 3rd 2018 it is International Open Data Day, coordinated by Open Knowledge International. As last year, Hivos, ARTICLE 19 and Open Contracting Partnership (OCP) are proud to announce a Open Data Day 2018 mini-grant scheme for transparency […]

  • Open Contracting Summit key takeaways and follow ups

    19/12/2017

    Hivos, 2017. Open Contracting Summit key takeaways and follow ups December 19, 2017 By Daniel Dietrich On 28-29 November 2017, around 200 of the best and brightest leaders and innovators from over 37 countries joined the open contracting global summit.  Hivos is proud to have been co-hosting the Open Contracting Global Summit 2017 #OCGlobal17 together […]