Istinomjer is an online platform for the monitoring and evaluation of responsibilities of public office holders and political parties in power. Istinomjer platform analyzes on a daily basis public statements of public office holders and assesses their responsibility in giving them. Statements of individuals are tested for consistency and veracity as well as the fulfillment of the promises given in statements.
Apart from this, Istinomjer monitors and analyzes the quality and level of fulfillment of electoral promises of the parties in power at different levels. It analyzes the individual promises given through pre and post-election programs and provides an assessment of their fulfillment and concreteness in several different ways.
POINT Conference (Political Accountability and New Technologies) is a regional conference of civil society organizations from 7 countries of Southeast Europe, which are intensively engaged in using new technologies in their work, but it will also involve the participation of organizations, individuals, groups and institutions dealing with specific topics that the conference is focused on. POINT 4.0 is the fourth edition and a logical continuation of the successful POINT conferences, held in February 2012 and May 2013 and 2014.
Specific topics or areas which will be in focus of POINT Conference in context of use of new technologies, include government accountability monitoring, open data, success of technology-related projects of civil society, using new technologies for advocacy, monitoring different branches of government and many more.
POINT conference aims to become a multiplatform for civil society’s use of new technologies – to become a tool for education about the use of new technologies and social networks; a forum for exchanging opinions and experiences; an incubator for ideas, projects and strategies development; a virtual space for networking and informing of all socially conscious Internet users; and a social network for exploring, searching for partners and associates and coalitions building.
POINT Conference (Political Accountability and New Technologies) is a regional conference of civil society organizations from 6 countries of Southeast Europe, which are intensively engaged in using new technologies in their work, but it also involves the participation of organizations, individuals, groups and institutions from all around the world.
This year the event starts with Advocacy Day that will take place in Banja Luka on the May 25th, followed by three days of conference in Sarajevo. We will talk about meaning of open data in democracy, technology tools for transparency and accountability, current events and the impact of technology. There will be place for peer to peer learning during the workshops and for entertainment during the POINT night program.
POINT conference is organized by our partners in crime: Regional Network ActionSEE created by CA Why not (Zašto ne) from BiH, Center for Research on Transparency and Accountability (CRTA) from Serbia, Metamorphosis Foundation from Macedonia, and Center for Democratic Transition (CDT) from Montenegro. TechSoup and TransparenCEE are event’s partners and co-organizers.