There’s a lot of great research published about development and I find it hard to keep up, as the pile of reading on my desk grows higher and higher. If you’re short on time this week (like me) then I recommend putting these two at the top of your pile – ONE’s DATA Report and Charles Kenny’s essay on the SDGs.
Earlier this month, we launched our new campaign Road to 2015: Open Data for Sustainable Development at the United Nations Headquarters. As with all the work we do, transparency and accountability are at the heart of this new campaign. They also feature heavily in the principles of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation. But while we’ve spoken a […]
[Joint post by Rachel Rank at Publish What You Fund & Judith Davey at ActionAid – originally posted here] We are delighted to be co-chairing the Bond Transparency Group. We’ll bring different perspectives to bear and will have different lenses on transparency – the CSO and organisational view and the research and policy view. We probably won’t always […]
As you might imagine, as soon as one year’s Aid Transparency Index (ATI) is finalised and out of the door – or on our site – we turn our minds to the next year that lies ahead. The launch always seems like a date far away at that point, but as this is our fourth […]
Last week l was in Washington D.C. to attend the Sunlight Foundation’s excellent Transparency Camp and present our plans for the 2013 Index. I also had a chance to meet with some of our campaign partners, mainly to put faces to email addresses but also to share notes on our various activities in the U.S. […]
Last week, development ministers from the OECD and emerging economies met in London for the High Level Meeting of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Despite development successes over the past 20 years and the progress of many emerging economies, the ministers present noted that inequality is increasing in all countries and 1.4 billion people still […]