About the project

OpenBudgets is an EU funded project, aiming at supporting journalists, civil society organisations, NGOs, citizens and public administrations, by providing an overview of public spending, as well as tools and appropriate data and stories to advocate and fight for fiscal transparency.

Our objectives

Recently published on the blog

3 ways MEPs can fiddle expenses

A post by Nick Aiossa of Transparency International EU Office.

An investigation by Transparency International EU Office has uncovered three ways MEPs fiddle with expenses.

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OpenBudgets Prototype Launch!

A post by Bela Seeger of Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland.

OpenBudgets prototype officially launched!

Screenshot of cookingbudgets.com

For the beta version, we have developed tools around the three pillars of the project: data analytics, citizen engagement, and journalism. In the realm of data analytics, we present a time series forecasting algorithm that integrates with OpenSpending and predicts and visualizes the development of budgets into the future. As for cit…

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