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Civil servants cut through the red tape and share government forward

Civil servants cut through the red tape and share government forward

‘Why not?!’ is the motto of Open Government Places. 

The Open Government Places project allows civil servants to cut through the red tape, join forces, and share government forward. This project is called Deelstoel in Dutch (‘share chair’) and invites civil servants to ‘hack’ the government and share their workplaces. Government offices are invited to reserve a part of their buildings to be made available to colleagues from other public administrative organizations.  » Read more

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Four ways to undermine a community

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