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Meeting of the members of the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights in Barcelona in November 2019.
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On the 19th of November, the second Members took of the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights took place in Barcelona, with a total of 15 cities present. We took the opportunity to reflect on the past  year, as well as to look forward to the next and to finalize the Coalition’s Strategy 2020.

 

Meeting "How to protect the commons of data extractivism" from the DSIPLAY cycle.
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DSIPLAY, the series of Digital Social Innovation experiences, has closed with the session How to protect the commons from data extractivism. Open networks and open knowledge , which took place in the Hangar on 26 November. Various projects concerning digital business, the conservation of digitally generated knowledge and crowdfunding explained the problems they were facing.

Project #Cuéntalo.
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What data do we generate? How are they used? What do we know as citizens about all this? Using data raises numerous questions and Barcelona’s DSIPLAY cycle of digital social innovation experiences has dedicated a session to projects that stand out for their ethical management and use of data, such as Raval Data Commons and Wikidata.

Diagonal Mar park.
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The climate emergency has been the focus of a good many of the finalist projects in the 2019 Barcelona-Kobe World Data Viz Challenge, with ideas for solving the effects of global warming in cities. These projects were presented on 19 November at the Smart City Expo World Congress.

Presentation of the DataCity project at the Mobile World Congress 2018.
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Barcelona City Council, through the Municipal Data Office (OMD) and i.lab, is supporting innovation by renewing its collaboration with the DataCity initiative, which aims to find innovative solutions to the challenges faced by today’s cities.

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Barcelona City Council is bringing to the Smart City Expo World Congress (19 - 21 November) its Espai Fòrum, a forum for presenting the city’s municipal projects and initiatives from third-sector organisations, associations, emerging enterprises and SMEs.

Final session of the DECODE pilot project “Citizen Science Data Governance (IoT)”
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The Catalan Institute of Advanced Architecture (IAAC) has hosted the final session of the pilot project Citizen Science Data Governance (IoT), an initiative that forms part of the European Decentralized Citizens Owned Data Ecosystem (DECODE) project.

The fourth workshop of the DECODE pilot project “Citizen Science Data Governance (IoT)”.
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The fourth workshop of the DECODE pilot project “Citizen Science Data Governance (IoT)” was held on 1 July, at the Catalan Institute of Advanced Architecture (IAAC), during the planned community work sessions.

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The last four years have seen the Barcelona Digital City Plan turn technology into the driving force taking us to a smarter, fairer and more cohesive and sustainable city

Els guanyadors de la segona edició del Repte Barcelona Dades Obertes.
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Institut Vila de Gràcia has won the second edition of the Barcelona Open Data Challenge with its gentrification index of Barcelona’s neighbourhoods, developed by the school's pupils from analysing open data published on the website Open Data BCN.

Ordinador amb codi obert.
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https://publiccode.eu/ca/In its first session of 2019, FlossBcn looked at municipal digital empowerment strategies.

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The event featured a presentation of the “100 cities in 100 days” campaign from the Coalition of Cities for Digital Rights and the new member cities were welcomed aboard.

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