As part of our gender financing project, we are launching a series of data diaries. In the first of the series, we ask Megan O’Donnell, Assistant Director of the Center for Global Development’s gender program why gender-related data matters to her work, how she engages with the data, and what improvements she would like to see to make this data more transparent.
Our monthly round up features news from the Index, humanitarian, DFI and gender teams at Publish What You Fund, as well as news and reports from Development Initiatives, Eurodad, IATI, ONE Campaign and others.
Join us on 21st July to discuss the transparency of DFIs, with a focus on our findings on the transparency of basic project information.
The recently launched 2020 Aid Transparency Index illustrates the balance needed between competition and co-operation for driving transparency. As a tool the Index is quite simple, we encourage the world’s major aid organisations to be more transparent by scoring and ranking their published aid data. In this blog, Elma Jenkins digs into how the Index works and how it drives transparency.
Four years ago at the World Humanitarian Summit, major humanitarian aid donors and implementers brokered the Grand Bargain to address the gap in humanitarian financing. One of its commitments was to improve transparency within humanitarian response. While significant gains have been made, the full potential of more transparent humanitarian information is yet to be realised. This can only happen […]
In the latest of our Aid Transparency Index blogs, Isabelle Kermeen of Integrity Action asks where aid recipients are in the conversation about aid transparency and data engagement. She reflects on the need for aid recipients to know where the money is coming from and influence the agenda of donors.