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Open Data and Data Journalism Association

Ankara, Turkey
Joined March 2017

It was established in December 2015 in Ankara-Turkey and is the first non-profit organization regarding Open Data and Data Journalism in Turkey.



Presence in: Turkey
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Other, Right to Information

It was established in December 2015 with seven people in Ankara-Turkey and is the first non-profit organization regarding Open Data and Data Journalism in Turkey. It held its first General Assembly on May 7, and after that the association had a total of 40 members. The aim is to promote data literacy in Turkey via workshops, conferences, producing e-books, articles, and long-term projects regarding Open Data & Data Journalism in Turkey. Since 2015 until today, the association has held 14 events about Open Data and Data Journalism Workshop for Local Media and Civil Society.

The future plans of the association are; developing fellowship program for journalism students & NGOs, producing more e-books about data literacy in Turkish, developing long-term planned MOOC in Turkish, developing the First National Data Journalism Award Competition Developing FOI reform with policy makers & officials & also to continue to organize National Open Data Conferences 2017, 2018 and developing CSV , Conference 2017.