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BBL: ILDA | Working with Data in Latin America


Event Description:

The Latin American Initiative for Open Data (ILDA) is a diverse and inclusive international organization that contributes to generate and use evidence for the solution of the most relevant problems in Latin America, based on the ethical use of the data. We will present the lines of work of the organization with a special focus on the regional standard of data on femicide.


About the Speaker:
Silvana Fumega is currently the research and policy director of the Latin American Initiative for Open Data (ILDA). She holds a PhD from the University of Tasmania (Australia) and a Master’s in Public Policy from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), as well as a degree in political science from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina). She has also been a participant in the UK's Chevening Hansard Research Programme. In recent years, her work has focused on open government and gender. She has served as a consultant for several international organisations, governments, and civil society groups.

KEY QUESTIONS:

What is ILDA? and What does the organization do?
Why standardisation is important?
What are the next steps?

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