Publish What You Fund has partnered with Transparency International, the Open Government Partnership and the International Budget Partnership to host a panel debate at the European Development Days 2015.

Date: Thursday 4th June 2015
Time: 10.45 – 12.00
Venue: D1, Tour & Taxis, Avenue du Port 86, B-1000 Brussels

2015 is a critical year for global sustainable development and poverty eradication. Governments around the world will be agreeing key goals and policies to make development more effective and sustainable, how they will be financed and how progress will be measured. Transparency, participation and accountability will be crucial to achieve a transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda. But what does this mean in practice?

This interactive panel debate will bring together representatives from governments, international organisations and civil society to highlight the importance of transparency for development, provide examples of best practice as well as identify gaps in knowledge and explore how different actors can and are using open and transparent information for development and the challenges and opportunities they face.

Keynote address: Fernando Frutuoso de Melo, Director General, EuropeAid – International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

Overview of findings from 2015 EU Aid Transparency Review: Rupert Simons, CEO, Publish What You Fund


  • Sarah Lacoche, Head of Division, Strategic Steering and Accountability Division, Agence Française de Développement
  • Lucreția Ciurea, Head of Division, State Chancellery, Republic of Moldova
  • Katarina Ott, Director, Institute of Public Finance, Croatia

Moderator: Julia Keutgen, Programme Specialist, Inclusive Political Processes
Governance and Peacebuilding, UNDP

Please note: Attendees need to be registered EDDs 2015 participants

Follow the debate via #EDD15 #opendata & @aidtransparency