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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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All UK political parties must commit to open government

The UK Open Government Network is a group of organisations and individuals committed to making government work better for people. We…

Posted in News, open gov, UK, Updates | Posted by: Katie Welford

Aid traceability is a worthy goal, but it will take some time

Guest post by Ben Taylor, Twaweza

“We will require organisations receiving and managing funds from DFID to release open data on how…

Posted in Blog, UK | Posted by: Guest
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5 Back-to-school essentials for EU development cooperation

For many of us working with the EU, September certainly feels like going “back to school” following an extended summer…

Posted in Blog, EC, France, Germany, UK | Posted by: Liz Steele

Treasury urged to stop European Bank’s ‘extraordinary’ slide towards secrecy

Campaigners are urging the UK Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to help halt a dangerous slide towards…

Posted in News, Press Releases, UK | Posted by: Katie Welford
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Europe & the Open Government Partnership

We recently joined civil society networks and organisations worldwide in calling for the EU’s new leadership to commit to close engagement…

Posted in Blog, Canada, EC, open gov, Sweden, U.S., UK | Posted by: Liz Steele

10 things you need to know about EU aid

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has put together a great set of infograhics to increase awareness around EU aid, ‘10 things to…

Posted in Blog, EC, France, Germany, NGOs, UK | Posted by: Katie Welford

Introducing the new co-chairs of the Transparency Working Group

[Joint post by Rachel Rank at Publish What You Fund & Judith Davey at ActionAid – originally posted here]

We are delighted to…

Posted in News, UK | Posted by: Rachel Rank

The Global Fund on BBC Panorama: statement in response

Tonight on BBC Panorama, the Global Fund – one of the biggest providers of international aid to fight malaria, AIDs and tuberculosis…

Posted in News, NGOs, UK | Posted by: Katie Welford
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A data revolution for development – will the EU be left out in the cold?

This week the European Commission is hosting its annual European Development Days in Brussels on 26-27 November.

The forum aims to…

Posted in Blog, EC, France, Germany, UK | Posted by: Liz Steele