The Tunisian government has launched an Open Data website [ar] to enhance transparency. The portal seeks to provide netizens with access to public data, and give them the opportunity to download and make use of such data.
In Egypt, the Constituent Assembly launched Sharek (”participate” in Arabic) [ar], a crowdsourcing initiative through which citizens will be able to help draft the new constitution of their country. Egyptians can now send their suggestions or propose constitutional clauses online, via phone or post.
SOURCE LINK to the full article: http://advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org/2012/09/14/mena-netizen-report-we-wont-give-up/