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  • 29th September 2017 - 1st October 2017
  • Brussels
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On Our Watch Hackathon

For 48h, activists, journalists, dataviz specialists and coders will gather to dive into the 2014-2017 EP votes data and try to make sense of it!

What is On Our Watch?
A collective initiative based on co-creation, #OnOurWatchEU project brings together European civil society organisations and offers them a platform to assess the work of the European Parliament on a wide range of issues with the aim of informing citizens and generating debate.

Why a hackathon?
Because apps and visualizations are always more impactful than raw data and lengthy papers!
Fighting poverty, Transparency, Youth participation, Gender equality… The On Our Watch website offers insights of the work of the EP on many topics, as well as analysis of certain votes. With the hackathon and with you, we would like to further scrutinize the work of the EP in a fun and creative way!

Where?
IHECS Academy, Rue des Grands Carmes 27, 1000 Brussels.
Come as you are, with your computer, your skills and your ideas, we will take care of the rest! (food, drinks, wifi, plugs, and fun provided)

How can I join?
Are you a dataviz specialist, coder, journalist, activist or policy specialist?
Register here! Participants will be selected in mid-September. For the participants from the activist/policy specialist sector, priority will be given to On Our Watch partners.

More information? Have a look at onourwatch.eu/events or contact Laetitia Veriter via veriter@citizensforeurope.eu

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