Session:Refugee-datathon-munich

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Description We collect open data to inform better about asylum and migration
Website(s) https://refugee-datathon-muc.org/
Type Workshop
Kids session No
Keyword(s) political
Tags migration, refugees, asylum, open data, eurostat
Person organizing Ynux
Language en - English
en - English
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Subtitle collecting information for refugee supporters
Starts at 2019/12/29 14:30
Ends at 2019/12/29 17:00
Duration 150 minutes
Location Room:C-base

Since 2016, the Refugee Datathon Munich meet to find and collect open data to inform about the refugee situation world wide. The original target audience are refugee supporters. They often aren't technical, but need information on acceptance quotas and similar data. The public is another audience. And then there is us: While discussing, researching and working with this data, we learn a lot about migration on this planet, the legal situation in Germany, and Open Data. Let us work on some issues. It can be getting data from the OECD API, or eurostat, or from PDFs in documents. Or bringing this data in a more presentable form (visualizations), or explaining it in an online article.

What we can work on: