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Terms and Definitions 

Below are listed a number of technical terms featured throughout the website, alongside an explanation for the meaning of each of those terms, phrases or abbreviations. 


Federal Law 
A body of law at the highest level of federal government, consisting of a constitution, enacted laws and all court decisions pertaining to them. 

Autonomous Federal Entity 
An autonomous administrative body of a self-governed country. 

Open Data 
Data that can be freely used, shared and built-on by anyone for any purpose. 

Innovation 
The process of developing or translating an existing idea or invention to create value for the end user. 

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

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