Reviewing the methodology of the Aid Transparency Index

As announced at the 2016 Index launch, Publish What You Fund is reviewing the methodology of the Aid Transparency Index. This post outlines what Publish What You Fund is doing and why. The Aid Transparency Index is the only independent measure of transparency among...

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...

Open results information: What do we know?

The findings of the 2016 Aid Transparency Index reveal that, yet again, very little progress has been made by organisations in the publication of results – especially when it comes to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). Results are crucial. They...

Five years on – How transparent is the EU’s aid?

This blog post originally appeared on BlogActiv.eu. If – as the UK Prime Minister David Cameron is finding out  – a week is a long time in politics, then five years can appear a lifetime when you don’t have the information you need. The European landscape...

Event: Launch of the 2016 Aid Transparency Index

Date: Wednesday 13th April Time: 10.00 – 11.30 EDT / 15.00 – 16.30 BST (GMT +1) Venue: Centre for Global Development, Washington DC Keynote Address Helen Clark, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme Presentation of the 2016 Aid Transparency...

Transparency: the new development norm?

Those familiar with our work will know that every year we assess how transparent donors are in the annual Aid Transparency Index. To do this, we monitor what’s being published over a period of around three months to give a reliable snapshot of the current state of...

Road to 2015: The Home Straight

The 31st of December 2015 marks the deadline that donors set themselves to make their aid fully transparent. The Road to 2015 campaign was launched over a year ago to push donors to meet their commitment and we are now entering the home straight. But we are not taking...

3 months to go!

All donor agencies have three months left to uphold their Busan commitment to make aid transparent by the end of December 2015. We believe this is an important period and a crucial year to show evidence that this 2011 promise was not only rhetoric but can actually...