About the Author: About the Authors: Pritam Kabe serves as Technology Analyst and Jamie Findlater serves as New Media Advisor in the Office of e-Diplomacy.
Moldova Open Innovation Week 2012 was held from May 14-20 in Chisinau. Attended by more than 100 technology developers and civil society representatives, this was a follow-up event to TechCamp Moldova, a State Department event held last summer that focused on capacity-building for civil society on the themes of open government and transparency.
Open Innovation Week aimed to engage private sector and civil society in support of Moldova’s Open Government National Action Plan, which was developed consistent Moldova’s role as a participant in the Open Government Partnership (OGP) A new multilateral initiative, OGP aims to secure concrete commitments from participant governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. The initiative requires governments to work with civil society in the development… more »