Department of Economic and Social Affairs Public Institutions
National Substantive Training on Open Government Data for Sustainable Development
Start Date/Time:
Monday, April 4, 2016
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Registration Type:

The National Substantive Training (NST) is being organized under the project of Strengthening of Capacities of Developing Countries to Provide Access to Information for Sustainable Development through Open Government Data (OGD). The objectives of the National Substantive Training (NST) are:

(a)    Increase awareness of the 2030 Agenda and the new demands it places on governments and institutions in pursuit of sustainable development  
(b)    Increase awareness and knowledge on OGD-related topics among middle-level public servants, statisticians, CIOs, ICT personnel, CSO and private sector representatives, journalists and media representatives.
(c)    Address specific capacity gaps identified during the first National Sensitisation Workshop (NSW) held in Kathmandu on 3-5 November 2015 as hindering the publication and reuse of open government data in Nepal
(d)    Sensitise and train public servants in data management and the concept of “open by default” focusing on efficiency and data analysis beyond publication. 
To achieve the aforementioned objectives, the 5-day long NST will aim at training middle-level public servants, statisticians, CIOs, ICT personnel, including but not limited to the chief information officers and/or ICT personnel from relevant ministries and local government agencies of the country.  Civil society organizations and private sector representatives, journalists, academia, and media representatives engaged with the key OGD ecosystem stakeholders will be also invited to the NST.  The topics of the training will include technological, substantive, financial, organizational, and outreach aspects of OGD advancement.




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