Engaging Citizens for Financial Transparency of Political Campaign Spending

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Group 9

Video & Presentation

Project Title:

Engaging Citizens for Financial Transparency of Political Campaign Spending

NGO Project Lead:

Center for Democratic Transition

All Project Participants:

  • Lejla Hajdarpašić,
  • Dragan Koprivica,
  • Damir Mehmedbašić,
  • Bojana Ružić,
  • Amy O’Donnell

Summary of the Problem

This is a description of the problem situation. What kind of people mission better if this problem is solved? Disparity in reported spending on political campaigns compared to reality observed by citizens.

Proposed Solution

This should provide an outline of the basic need that would solve the above problem. Building of mobile platform for citizens engagement and empowerment of citizens to report on spending’s they observe.

Technology to Solve the Problem

Areas of technology that you believe have the potential to solve this problem? (eg mobile devices, social networks, geospatial technology, etc.). Frontline SMS

Existing solutions or relevant links

What other information could help technologists working on this idea? Other events are in progress. What type of NGO has capacity to take leading role?

Action Plan

Once a potential solution has been developed, what is your plan of action to implement it?

  • Internal organization and cooperation, rules, procedures
  • Software development
  • Promotion and engagement
  • Data base maintaining
  • Feedback activities
  • Work with media
  • Cooperation with governmental institutions
  • Policy preparation and advocacy
  • Follow up