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Jorge A. Matine, Centre for Public Integrity, Mozambique

Case study interview: Jorge A. Matine – Coordinator of the Public Finance programme, Centre for Public Integrity (CIP) Mozambique. 15th March 2018 Jorge works for the Centre for Public Integrity (CIP), a think tank and watchdog organisation in Mozambique that promotes...

Paola Palacios, Transparencia Mexicana

Case study interview: Paola Palacios – Programme Coordinator, Transparencia Mexicana (Transparency International Chapter in Mexico). 14th March 2018 Paola is currently trying to follow the money pledged after the earthquake that hit Mexico in September 2017. They want...

Winnie Kamau, Kenyan data journalist

Case study interview: Winnie Kamau, Kenyan data journalist. President of the Association of Freelance Journalists – Friday 9th March 2018 Winnie Kamau loves data. She is a Kenyan journalist who specialises in data visualisation, covering social, political and...


News roundup – gender, dashboard fixes and anniversaries

We’ve recently started looking into what role, if any, transparency could play in the push for more or better gender equality.  And we’ve made some pretty interesting discoveries. We’ve been talking to implementing agencies about the need for gender disaggregated aid...

A Preliminary Look at the State of Gender Disaggregated Aid Data

We’ve recently begun looking into what role, if any, transparency could play in the push for more or better gender equality. Although we’re still in the early stages, along the way we’ve made some pretty interesting discoveries and wanted to share what we have learned...

Figuring out Fixes for the IATI Dashboard and Publishing Errors

A month or so ago, the IATI Dashboard looked a bit worse for wear: It had a big yellow banner announcing “technical issues”, and the footer text showed the data hadn’t been refreshed in 2 months. That’s problematic, because the Dashboard provides important statistics,...


2nd UN World Data Forum

22 – 24 October 2018
This event looks at the role of data and statistics in effectively measuring – and achieving – the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

Find out more details here.