Akoma Ntoso

Akoma Ntoso (http://www.akomantoso.org) describes itself thus:

AKOMA NTOSO ("Architecture for Knowledge-Oriented Management of African Normative Texts using Open Standards and Ontologies") defines a “machine readable” set of simple technology-neutral representations (XML) of parliamentary, legislative and judiciary documents.

AKOMA NTOSO XML schema make “accessible” structure and semantic components of digital documents supporting the creation of high value information services to deliver the power of ICTs to support efficiency and accountability in the parliamentary, legislative and judiciary contexts.

AKOMA NTOSO is an initiative of "Africa i-Parliament Action Plan" (www.parliaments.info) a programme of UN/DESA.