International Open Data Charter, Consultation Meeting

July 24, 2015

Join DataKind Bangalore, DataMeet and the CIS office in Bengaluru for the consultation meeting on the first public draft of the International Open Data Charter on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 5:30 pm.


The Charter is being developed by the Open Data Working Group of the Open Government Partnership in consultation with a number of international organisations. Meant for approval and implementation by national governments, the Charter has five key principles:

  • Open by Default
  • Quality and Quantity
  • Useable by All
  • Engagement and Empowerment of Citizens
  • Collaboration for Development and Innovation

The first public draft of the International Open Data Charter was published in end of May 2015 at the International Open Data Conference in Ottawa, and can be accessed here:

Organisations and individuals are invited to submit comments directly on the Charter page, before July 31.

We are organising this meeting to discuss the context, the drafting process, and the objectives of this document, and to encourage the participants to comment on the existing text of the Charter.


Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.


The CIS office
Number 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071
(opposite Domlur Club and near the TERI building).


We look forward to your participation in the consultation meeting on Tuesday!