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The National Adaptation Geo-Information System and its Effect on Collaboration and Policy Design in Hungary

The National Adaptation Geo-Information System (NAGiS) was launched in 2016 after three years of intensive cooperation among several units at different levels and sectors in the Hungarian public administration as well as foreign actors (the EEA Fund and the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning).   Aims and goals Observed changes in climate…

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Chorus: An Integrated Financial Information System for Policy Design in France

Chorus is the financial information system (FIS) of central state administrations in France. Chorus’ scope is wide: from 2007, it has gradually been expanded to all ministerial departments. Its topic is highly sensitive because it deals with state finances and is the main application that public administrations use for this matter. Chorus is a case…

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Social Media Coordination in Norwegian Ministries – The Case of Digit

In 2015, an inter-ministerial working group was formed under the Prime Minister’s Office, comprised of communication advisors from Norwegian ministries, in order to coordinate and stimulate increased usage of social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter at the ministry-level as “Digit”. Aims and goals Social media represents a novel platform for disseminating information and…

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