Event Date:
07 December, 2016 to 09 December, 2016

As co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), France hosted its fourth OGP Global Summit 2016 in Paris. The Partnership gathered 70 member countries and hundreds of civil society organizations that promote transparency, citizen participation and democratic innovation. Although Nepal is not a member yet the Chief Commissioner of the National Information Commission, Krishna Hari Baskota represented Nepal in the summit this year.

Event Date:
11 February, 2017 to 12 February, 2017

Digital Governance Hackathon 2017 was hosted by Code For Nepal, American Embassy, with support from Ministry of Education, Hello Sarkar Nepal, National Federation of Disabled-Nepal(NFD-N), Federation of Nepali Journalists(FNJ), MaxConnect,, and Programiz.

Event Date: 14 February, 2017

Open Contracting is hosting a community call- Open Contracting Tools ‘Show & Tell’ Workshop. 3pm GMT on 14th of Feb 2017 online via Webex.

If you are you an ardent maker of tools, if you have made a tool using the Open Contracting Data Standard. This is an opportunity to show what you’ve done. It is also an opportunity to tell how the open contracting community can make Open Contracting easier for you to use, what tools would help you monitor, analyse, keep informed about procurement.

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Event Date:
15 January, 2017 to 18 January, 2017

Open Nepal partner Development Initiatives hosted a number of sessions at the UN World Data Forum in South Africa, including the main plenary on “Counting people to make them count” and breakout sessions on sustainable data infrastructures and community-based data collection. Learn more!

Event Date: 25 February, 2017

As a part of Open Data Day 2017 Young Innovations under the Open Nepal consortium is organizing a hackathon at Leapfrog technology, Dillibazar. This year the hackathon focuses on providing a solution in the domain of health and public procurement. Learn more!

Event Date: 04 March, 2017

Young Innovations as part of Open Nepal consortium is hosting Open Data Day 2017 for the fifth consecutive year in Nepal. The planning for the event is currently in progress. Please watch this space to catch up on the latest updates!  

Event Date:
01 March, 2017 to 03 March, 2017

The Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development is taking place at the World Conference Center in Bonn from 1-3 March 2017.

Event Date: 06 January, 2017

NASC Discussion Series- 36 on Serving with Integrity in Nepal’s Public Sector was held with a theme of Governance in Nepal: What can we learn from local integrity champions. Nepal Administrative Staff College and Accountability Lab convened a group of governance experts including deputy executive director of NASC to be part of a small round-table event with the Integrity Idols.

Event Date: 17 January, 2017

Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) is hosting a workshop on Procurement Transparency  in Nepal through Open Data Management. This is a part of a project “Public Procurement Transparency Initiative in Nepal” (PPTIN) that PPMO is implementing in collaboration with the Open Contracting Partnership. It aims to facilitate strategic disclosure of public procurement data and to encourage its use among key stakeholders in Nepal to increase fairness, integrity & effectiveness of the procurement system. The event witnessed significant participation from a diverse stakeholders i.e.

Event Date:
20 January, 2017 to 22 January, 2017

Green “IT MEET 2017”, an ICT event was organized by Kathmandu University Computer Club (KUCC) and Department of Computer Science and Engineering to encourage interaction between students from various institutions of Nepal and youths from various walks of life. The event is a platform that gives momentum to the ICT Campaign. The vision is to empower youths to promote their technical talent that will ultimately produce a technically reinforced society.