Road to 2015: The Home Straight

The 31st of December 2015 marks the deadline that donors set themselves to make their aid fully transparent. The Road to 2015 campaign was launched over a year ago to push donors to meet their commitment and we are now entering the home straight. But we are not taking...

France launches first OGP action plan

Yesterday, France launched its first Open Government Partnership (OGP) action plan in Paris. Publish What You Fund welcomes the plan and is pleased to see that the document contains commitments for France’s development cooperation to become more transparent (see...

UK elections 2015: An open opportunity

There’s now just one week to go until the general election here in the UK. We’ve been looking at the party manifestos and are pleased to see a cross-party awareness of the importance of open data. At the same time, the manifestos are lacking in specific details on...

Big decisions in the Big Apple

Over the course of 2015, we’re coordinating the Road to 2015 campaign, which aims to up the pressure on governments. We want them to work harder to achieve their existing commitments to publishing their data and ensure transparency is a core element of the...

What we want to see in Mexico

Next week, the world’s development actors will meet at the first High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation in Mexico. The meeting is an opportunity to kick-start efforts to ensure governments’ transparency commitments on...