Open Cultuur Data

The Open Culture Data API offers an infrastructure to collect, search and re-use combined open culture datasets of Dutch cultural heritage organisations.


The accounts of governments should be open and accessible to everyone. Unlocking and standardizing financial data of governments ensures that everyone has direct insight into financial information.



Diplomats may think their deleted Twitter messages are gone for good. Diplotwoops screens deleted messages by diplomats and embassies around the world. A database of diplomats’ tweets, lost and found.

Winners Dutch Open Hackathon announced

The Dutch Open Hackathon announced the following winners after an event this weekend of over 30 hours and with 360 registered participants

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Open data: Five recommendations for government and parliament

On the eve of the beginning of the parliamentary year in the Netherlands, Open State Foundation has five recommendations for the government.

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Global Legislative Openess Week: Open parliamentary data by default

A group of 107 civil society organizations from around the world, including Open State Foundation, Sunlight Foundation, the Latin American Legislative Network, Open Knowledge and Access Info Europe launched a global campaign to highlight the importance of transparent and accountable legislatures, and to help parliaments embrace new technologies when publishing information about their work.

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Open State takes transparency dispute data health care to court

The Netherlands Health Authority has two weeks to take a decision over the disclosure of data on all declared healthcare costs per healthcare provider.

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