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1. Not only elections – Civic participation toolset
By Weronika Grzejszczak from Code for Poland and Foundation ChomONto from Łódź & Thomas Tursics from Code for Germany.
Internet platform to rise awearnes about local & national legislation and to connect leaders of social actions with people who might support them.
Check the final presentation here and the beta website of the project:  http://participation.aplikacje.mydevil.net/

 

 

 

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2. Stirna.info – who owns media?
By Ingrida Palaimaite & Viktor Miletskyi from Transparency International Lithuania with help from Arek Sołdon and Knut Hühne.

TI Lithuania took the media ownership data and created a tool that allows Lithuanians to quickly and conveniently find out who owns online portals, newspapers, TV & radio stations and news agencies in Lithuania since 1996. Not only that – it also allows for accessing visualized networks of how media and business are interlinked in Lithuania. See it yourself http://stirna.info/ During the hackathon the team created a plug-in that pops up when you visit a portal and allows you to easily see who owns the media that you are just visiting.

 

 

 

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3. BASIC RECORD
By Igor Ponosov, Oleg Gant, Olga Kravets, Alex Sidorenko, Sveta Shuranova, Sergey Poteryaev.
This project is focusing on attracting public attention to citizens’ right to free access to information in Russian archives. We want to generate models that contain step-by-step recommendations for a would-be user of archive, depending on peculiarities of the inquiry, and offer people some advise about working in archives. (read more)

During the  we managed to create several educational products for our project, such as mock-up for the campaign page to spread the word about the initiative, templates for stickers and manuals. The landing page is in process of being coded.

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