Fighting crime across borders

Crime does not stop at the border. Smuggling people, weapons, drugs and waste trafficking have a distinctly international character. Robberies, burglaries, car theft and sex crimes often take place on either side of a national border.

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European i-SCOPE project

i-SCOPE project www.iscopeproject.net started on 15 January 2012 and closed on 15 September 2015.

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UK: Laser surveys light up open data

For the last 17 years the Environment Agency has used lasers to map and scan the English landscape from above to help carry out work such as flood modelling and tracking changing coastal habitats.

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Poland: Open government data review of Poland - Unlocking the value of government data

This review analyses progress and challenges of open government data in the Polish national context.

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Finland: Open Finland Challenge 2015

Submission deadline: November 9, 2015.

Open Finland Challenge (previously known as Apps4Finland) is arranged now for the 7th consecutive year and is possibly the largest “digital openness innovation contest” in the Nordic region.

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Spain: SDI Gran Canaria update includes switch to open software and new 3-D module

Spatial Data Infrastructure (IDE) Gran Canaria reports (Las Palmas, Spain) the publication of a new display in the portal Gran Canaria IDE.

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Italy: Lombardy Region updates its Geoportal

The geographic portal of the Lombardy Region (www.geoportale.regione.lombardia.it) has been updated: enriched with new functions, services and tools, reorganized content, and open to the world of social networks.

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