Francophone aid transparency at the OGP

Our Research and Monitoring Manager Elise Dufief will moderate a roundtable discussion at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) meetings taking place in Paris from 7-9 December. It has been organised by Publish What You Fund in partnership with Development Gateway and...

2015 Aid Transparency Reviews

Our 2015 Reviews assessed a smaller number of key donors in the run up to the Busan deadline and were released in mid-2015 2015 EU Aid Transparency Review 2015 U.S. Aid Transparency...

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...

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 period when most EU institutions close down. But new European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker has been hard at work over the holidays putting...

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 know about EU aid‘. It highlights the relevance of the EU aid programme with 10 key facts, and is not unlike...

Report on European Aid

The European Council this week released a report about EU spending on development, which says that while member states continue to fall short of their 0.7% Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitment, the EU remains collectively the biggest global donor in the...

France publishes aid data

France is pushing forward its transparency agenda, by publishing information on its aid spending in Mali last week. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the French Development Agency (AFD) became the first French agencies to publish data to the International Aid...