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.
Open, accessible and joined-up data is crucial to the data revolution. It’s time for donors to take responsibility for it. Development data and information on its own can be very dry and difficult to dissect and analyse. The discussion on what constitutes Official Development Assistance (ODA), what doesn’t, what other funding flows exist, etc. are […]
This speech by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, was initially posted on UNDP’s website here. You can view the recorded version of the event on the Aid Transparency Index website. I am delighted to join this launch of the 2016 Publish What You Fund Aid Transparency Index. UNDP places the utmost importance on making information about […]
The United Nations Financing for Development conference has ended and over 5,000 officials and activists are leaving Addis Ababa. The banners and flags are being packed away and the city’s hotels are returning to their usual role as a hub for aid workers, diplomats and tourists. Meanwhile the UN circus rolls on to its next […]
LONDON – Publish What You Fund is deeply concerned that the huge opportunity for transformative open data will be missed at the Financing for Development (FfD3) conference next week. Despite its ambitious objective, the current document that is intended to guide the financing of the Sustainable Development Goals, lacks strong, action-oriented new policy and financing […]
The Third Financing for Development Conference has the ambitious mandate of finishing the job agreed in Monterrey and Doha, as well as supporting the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. Publish What You Fund welcomes the Revised Draft Outcome Document of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development for recognising the importance of greater transparency and […]