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.
The full potential of more transparent humanitarian information is yet to be realised. This can only be done if the information made available is actively used and benefits local and national humanitarian responders. In this blog, James Coe explains why and how Publish What You Fund is working with Ground Truth Solutions to understand the information needs of humanitarian actors.
The importance of good quality, open data to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals is clear. In this blog, Charlotte reflects on her time at the UN World Data Forum, and the lessons for the role of transparency in development data.