Interview with Peter Eigen of Transparency International at Open Aid Data Conference 2011 in Berlin
Mr. Eigen, how can Open Data, opening up data treasures, improve the development sector?
Peter Eigen: At Transparency International we’ve observed that countries with an open approach to information, like the Scandinavian countries, rank in the upper spheres of our corruption index, among the honest states. Countries like Germany, on the other hand, where you have a hard time getting insights into official files and information, rank much lower. From our point of view there is a direct correlation between the openness […]