Critical Infrastructure, Resilient Society

As much as roads are key to a country’s infrastructure, data is critical infrastructure. Without better open data we cannot achieve a free and fair election.

Presidential and Provincial Council Elections, Herat, Afghanistan, 20 August 2009 UN Photo

Bringing Data
to the People

Opening election data enfranchises new citizen-stakeholders in promoting accountability across government.

Kabul City, 2011, by William John Gauthier

Open Innovation
for Development

An investment in open data is a long-term investment, a critical ingredient for economic development and local capacity-building.

Panjshir, Afghanistan, May 2009 UN Photo by Homayon Khoram