Nachhaltige Entwicklung? Nicht ohne Transparenz!

This blog was originally posted by ONE Germany here Das Thema Transparenz hat in den letzten Jahren international und hierzulande an Bedeutung gewonnen. Die Unterzeichnung der „Open Data Charta“ 2013 auf dem G8-Gipfel in Lough Erne war ein wichtiger erster Meilenstein...

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...

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...

AidWatch: The unique role of aid

Guest post by Carlos Villota, CONCORD AidWatch One in five people still live below extreme poverty line of $ 1.25 dollars per day. The last decade has seen real improvements, not least in halving the number of people living in poverty, but the real tragedy is that it...

G8: Triumph for transparency

You may not have noticed from the headlines, but the G8 Summit was a real triumph for transparency. It was a brave and ambitious thing to put on the agenda, because it is not an easy issue to negotiate on. When it comes to the details, hundreds of different interests...