[okfn-discuss] Where Does My Money Go: what should we work on first?
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Fri Jun 19 14:56:54 BST 2009
On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Hjalmar Gislason<hjalli at hjalli.com> wrote:
>> Fantastic! This starts to make me think that it might interesting to
>> do something pan-european ...
> Absolutely. Very interesting.
This is what I had in mind when I did the original WDMMG proposal a
couple of years ago. It would be great to do a bit of research on EU
member state budget publication guidelines. I know that the OECD has
something like this.
I created a ticket for this: http://knowledgeforge.net/okfn/tasks/ticket/52
>> > ...without understanding a thing :)
>> Do you have any English material about this (and is the data you used
>> openly available?) We'd love to blog about this.
> I should and I will. I'm also trying to get the budget in English. I
> understand that while it's not available online, it does exist at the
> Ministry of Finance. When I get it, I'll make the English version available
> on our web site.
Amazing. It would also be great to put an entry on CKAN for this, and
for any other Icelandic public datasets you know of! (Including the
> Certainly. I wonder to what degree EU/EEC countries are required to report
> to Brussels in a standardized format. It might not be too detailed, but it
> would make for a nice pan-European comparison.
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