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The business proposition of open aid data: Why every U.S. agency should default to transparency

This is a guest post from Sheila Herrling, Senior Vice President for Social Innovation at the Case Foundation and member…

Posted in Blog, By Country, Road to 2015, U.S., Updates | Posted by: Guest
 
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U.S. compliance with open data: With 6 months left on the clock, who is on track on IATI?

Blog post by George Ingram, chair of our U.S. Advisory Committee & Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. This blog was originally…

Posted in Blog, News, Road to 2015, U.S. | Posted by: Guest
 
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Developing a Homegrown Aid Database: Lessons from Bangladesh

This is a guest blog post by Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan of the Aid Effectiveness Unit, Economic Relations Division, Government of Bangladesh.

“It is satisfying to…

Posted in Blog, International Aid Transparency Initiative, News, Updates | Posted by: Guest
 
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Where is the EU on the Road to 2015?

“We will work to improve the availability and public accessibility of information on development co-operation and other development…

Posted in ATI, Blog, Road to 2015 | Posted by: Nicholas Winnett
 
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Two must reads this week

There’s a lot of great research published about development and I find it hard to keep up, as…

Posted in Blog, Data Revolution, Financing for Development, MDGs, Reports | Posted by: Rachel Rank
 
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The reality of aid in Spain – Using data for greater aid transparency and accountability

This is a guest post by Saya Saulière and Leonardo Pérez from Oxfam Intermón.

Last January Oxfam Intermon, the Spanish affiliate…

Posted in Blog, By Topic, International Aid Transparency Initiative, Updates | Posted by: Guest
 
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Financing for Development – stuck in the mud?

This post has been written by Publish What You Fund’s CEO Rupert Simons and Head of Policy and Advocacy Jeannet…

Posted in Blog, Financing for Development, Updates | Posted by: Rupert Simons
 
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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…

Posted in Blog, open gov, UK, Updates | Posted by: Nicholas Winnett
 
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Aligning aid and budgets: A call to OECD DAC

Over the last few months, we’ve been working with five donor partners (Canada DFATD, DFID, UNDP, USAID and the World…

Posted in Blog | Posted by: Mark Brough
 
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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…

Posted in Blog, Financing for Development, News, Road to 2015, U.N., Updates | Posted by: Nicholas Winnett