Updates

A Look at Emergency Calls
Recently, as part of a big data pilot project with UNDP and its Danish-funded Innovation Facility in cooperation with UN Global Pulse, Kosovo Emergency Management Agency provided UNDP and Open Data Kosovo with access to a dataset containing records of anonymized emergency calls to the 112 service. These calls were emergency calls made in the municipality […]

Taking a Deeper Look at Procurement
In February 2015, Open Data Kosovo released e-prokurimi, an online application constructed with procurement data obtained through cooperation with various municipalities across Kosovo. E-prokurimi provides users with a simple way to interact with procurement data and observe trends over time and across municipalities. It also allows users to identify contracts that raised ‘red flags’ or […]

Raspberries and Rawhide – A Story of Agriculture in Kosovo
Update Using detailed customs data provided by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development, Open Data Kosovo has created an interactive bubble chart. This bubble chart allows you to explore the data by year and assess what products Kosovo is exporting to the EU. Click the picture below to get started! Original Article Depending on the season, Kosovo […]

Women in the Workplace – Working Hard for the Money
Aug 18, 2015 Wrapping up our series on Gender Inequality and Corruption in Kosovo, in Part V we are going to move on from participation rates as discussed in Part IV and look at unemployment rates, as well as the types of jobs women are being employed in. If you haven’t already, I would encourage you to go back and read […]

Women in the Workplace – Where is Everyone?
Aug 11, 2015 Continuing our series on Gender Inequality and Corruption in Kosovo, in Part IV we are going to build on Part III and use our understanding of the participation rate to compare the participation rate in Kosovo across a range of countries, as well as look at the reasons for non-participation (“inactivity”). If you don’t […]

Women in the Workplace – Understanding the Data
Aug 4, 2015 Continuing our series on Gender Inequality and Corruption in Kosovo (see Part I and Part II), in Part III and the next few parts, we are going to take a detailed look at the problems women face in the labour market in Kosovo. To do this, we will be using information from […]

Corruption in Kosovo: A Comparative Analysis
Jul 6, 2015 Previously in Part I of this series, we looked at corruption in Kosovo from the perspective of Kosovo civil servants, as documented in a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report entitled Gender Equality Related Corruption Risks and Vulnerabilities in Civil Service in Kosovo[1]. In Part II we are now going to look at […]

More women in leadership would probably reduce corruption, but is there a more effective way?
Jun 11, 2015 In November 2014, the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP’s) project Support to Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kosovo released a report entitled Gender Equality Related Corruption Risks and Vulnerabilities in Civil Service in Kosovo[1]. This report addresses two important issues for Kosovo – gender equality and corruption. UNDP Findings The UNDP report was based […]