World Bank launches new financial data website

The World Bank has increased access to its data by launching the World Bank Finances website; the newest addition to the Bank’s open data site. This is a welcome and very encouraging development in the wake of the World Bank’s first publication to the International...

The World Bank publish aid information on IATI Registry

Today the World Bank have become the third aid donor, and the first multi-lateral agency to publish their aid information to the International Aid Transparency Initiative Registry. The World Bank come after the UK Department for International Development and the...

35 CSOs Urge Donors to Ensure IATI Delivers

Update (4th April): We’ve received replies to eight letters already. Read the replies here. On 9th February, a meeting of the International Aid Transparency Initiative Steering Committee in Paris will agree the final details of the global standard for publishing...

Aid Transparency Assessment presented in Washington DC

On 8th December, Publish What You Fund presented the findings of our Aid Transparency Assessment at the World Bank in Washington, DC, and at the Brookings Institution on 9th December. The World Bank panel discussion featured William Towah (Unit Director of the Aid...

Aid Transparency Assessment to launch in U.S.

Publish What You Fund will be launching the first global Aid Transparency Assessment in Washington, DC in December. December 8th at the World Bank 14:00 – 16:00 pm, MC2-800, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC. With: Karin Christiansen, Publish What You Fund, and...

World Bank makes aid information accessible

The World Bank Group and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have partnered to make the aid information we have more accessible. Aidflows has mapped aid money as it goes from donor to recipient. This initiative is part of the World Bank’s...