Internews Center for Innovation & Learning

Internews Center for Innovation & Learning
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The Internews Center for Innovation & Learning believes in pushing the limits by thinking outside of the box. Our Innovation Advisors work with Internews field offices and communities in Africa, Asia, Europe & Eurasia, and the Middle East & North Africa to develop pilot projects that explore new technologies and tools that allow citizens, journalists, online activists and policymakers to better understand and apply data, to gain access to more or better information, and to communicate more effectively with each other.

  • Open Budget Initiative: Getting Closer to Reality

    The transition from open data to open government can often be a slow process in countries without a history of healthy civic engagement. As a response to this challenge, Internews and the United Nations Development Program in Ukraine joined their efforts in helping local municipalities present budgets in a user-friendly format.

  • DustDuino on the Move

    Have you ever wondered if holding your breath when a cloud of black smoke billows out a truck’s tailpipe is a healthy idea?
    It’s probably not a bad idea, but you might be doing less than you think: the most harmful pollutant to human health is not one that can be seen by the naked eye.

  • User friendly local budgets: a dream or reality?

    The "Open Budget Initiative” aims to find a way to inform local communities about municipal budgets, and tell citizens how they can influence authorities’ decisions about the allocation of public funds.