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Open Access and Open Data gaining momentum in Nepal

For the 5th time in a row, Open Knowledge Nepal team led the effort of organizing International Open Data Day in Nepal. This year it was a collaborative effort of Kathmandu Living Labs and Open Knowledge Nepal. It was also the first official out of Kathmandu Valley event of Open Knowledge Nepal. Organizations like Code […]

QA with Open Access Activist of Nepal

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship […]

Who says what: 9th National Information Day Kathmandu

[22nd August 2016] By felicitating six RTI campaigners Raju Dhakal, Sailendra Jha, Biswadeep Tiwari, Modanath Trital, Govinda Dahal and Prabin Kumar Sharma. National Information Commission (NIC) marked the celebration of 9th National Information Day in Kathmandu. Honorable Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal was the chief guest of an event. Every year Information Day is celebrated […]

International Open Data Day 2016: PublicBodies Datathon

Event Details: Date: 5th March 2016, Saturday Venue: Nepal Engineers’ Association, Pulchowk, Lalitpur For Registration, please fill Google form and we will notify you with more details in 3rd March 2016, Thursday.  Please contact Mr. Roshan Gautam (roosan.gm@gmail.com) and Mr. Shubham Ghimire (shubhamghimire1996@gmail.com) for more information. What is Open Data Day? Open Data Day is a global […]

Highlighting the importance of Open Access & Open Research here at Nepal

Due to the ongoing crisis situation and political instability of the country, we were unable to celebrate Open Access Week 2015 like past years. so, because of this reason we planned to organize Open Access Workshop in collaboration with Open Access Nepal. The aim of an workshop was to discuss the importance of open access […]

Open Access Workshop

Basic Information: Theme: Open Access Research for Students Date: 4th December 2015 Venue: Deerwalk Institute of Technology, Tamreshwore Mahadevsthan, Jayabageshwori, Kathmandu. Time: 10:00 AM – 02:00 PM For Registration: Please contact “Roshan Gautam” <roosan.gm@gmail.com> Workshop Introduction The workshop, first of its kind will be collaboratively organized by Open Knowledge Nepal (OKN) and Open Access Nepal […]

Open Standards Seminar on the Occasion of Document Freedom Day 2015 in Nepal

Document Freedom Day is “A day where policy-makers, government officials, civil society organization (CSO), journalist, programmer and other valuable individuals come together and raise attention towards the ever growing importance of Open Standards”. Open Knowledge Nepal & Center for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) Nepal collaborated to organize Document Freedom Day 2015 at Maitighar, Kathmandu, […]

Half Day Seminar on Open Standards: Document Freedom Day 2015

Basic Information: Date: 25th March 2015 Venue: CLASS Nepal, Maitighar, Kathmandu, Nepal. Time: 01:00 PM – 05:00 PM *Please Bring your own Laptop* On the occasion of Document Freedom Day 2015 Open Knowledge Nepal, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Nepal Community and Center for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) Nepal collaboratively are going to […]