Our latest round up of news, blogs and reports, featuring the challenges of tracking humanitarian spending, a job opportunity and news from the UK National Audit Office, Luminate, Development Initiatives and Staffordshire University.
We’re looking into transparency in humanitarian emergencies . We started tracking humanitarian spending in Iraq using the two main global reporting standards: IATI and OECD-DAC. The results are striking, & confusing… In this blog we visualise the data that has got us thinking.
Our regular round up of the latest blogs and reports, featuring blogs on how transparency can aid trust, the evolution of aid transparency and its future approach and the principles for debt transparency, plus major new research on gender equality and open government.
We have encountered many citizens and activists who are seeking answers on aid spending. This blog recalls just a few of their experiences and examines how transparency can help to build trust.
In this guest blog, Michael Roberts of Giveth.io reflects on the development of open data standards, the differing technology and approaches that have been adopted and what we can learn from this. He argues that initiatives like IATI must continue to focus on addressing internal organisational challenges on governance and capacity. He also contends that we should be open to new forms of technology integrations and not be locked into any one approach.
Our regular round up of blogs and news, featuring our work on humanitarian transparency, visualising traceability, assessing the state of US aid data, and news from USAID, a Yemen aid transparency campaign and an in-depth look at the state of open data