Open Data Forum supported by EUACI took place in Mariupol

Open Data Forum supported by EUACI took place in Mariupol

With support of the EUACI the Open Data Forum took place on 08 November, 2019 in Mariupol. Around 150 participants found out about IT-solutions that can be applied in the city, united territorial communities and regions. These solutions include the geo-portal of the city of Mariupol and an Open Budget Schools system.

The projects presented on the forum could contribute to the digital transformation of the region, reduction of corruption, increase the efficiency of local authorities  and optimize communication between the local authorities and the community. For instance, the representatives of the Department of Transport and Communications of Mariupol City Council introduced electronic services that allow you to buy tickets online through the Privat24 app. They presented the website that allows a real-time tracking of public transport.

Some of the presented projects are already started to work. The initiator of the forum, Andrii Zhnyvin presented a project implemented in Mariupol - a "OpenSchool in UA" – a unified system of educational institutions open budgets  that allows to analyze all the financial incomes and expenses in educational institutions.

Open Data Forum supported by EUACI took place in Mariupol

Also the participants of the Forum found out about the EU Anti-Corruption Initiative (EUACI) and the Geoportal of the City of Mariupol created with the support of the EUACI within the “Integrity Cities” project. This effective G2B and G2P tool is designed to improve internal processes in local self-governments and to make the city data user-friendly, accessible and understandable for the residents, active citizens, business community, public organizations and the local media thereby increasing the transparency of local self-government

The Open Data Forum has shown how the city of Mariupol is changing these days. The initiative discussed on the forum will be the basis for reducing corruption and gradual transformation of Mariupol into a comfortable smart city.

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