Using Technology to Build a More Accountable Bosnia and Herzegovina

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"), have risen as leaders in grassroots organizing and civic activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). "[In Boznia and Herzegovina] the potential for corruption and misuse of power is outstanding," Darko told me. was the pre-election campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2006. In the end, the government lost the election, and the regional prime minister was forced by his party to resign from his position. Darko Brkan is mobilizing Eastern Europe.

Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

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When there's no transparency and accountability in government, citizens feel powerless and deceived by the politicians that represent them. The goal was to find the best web or mobile ideas for social projects in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. Three project winners were chosen from each country: From Bosnia and Herzegovina: Centar 72 aims to solve community problems within 72 hours.

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Hackathons for Good: Techies, Thinkers, and Activists Unite

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There are many different types of hackathons: from company hackathons (such as Facebook's All-Night Hackathon ) to government improvement hackathons (like #HackWeTrust. Serbia) in partnership with TechSoup Global and Zasto ne (Bosnia and Herzegovina). When you hear the term "hackathon," you might imagine a group of coders getting together to break into a protected website or engaging in some other shady activity.

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T he program works in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and Sudan. However, most of the people engaged in this conversation are men acting in their professional capacities as diplomats, government officials and advisors, with very few women speaking on behalf of anyone or anything. "The program 'has dared me to hope-of having a house, of living in peace, of reclaiming my dynamism, my dignity.

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