International Aid Transparency Initiative

Implementing and monitoring the Grand Bargain commitment on transparency

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At the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, Grand Bargain signatory organisations agreed to work towards greater transparency by identifying and implementing a shared open data standard and common digital platform to enhance transparency and decision-making. As a first step they committed to publishing timely, transparent, harmonised and open high-quality data on humanitarian funding and […]


Workshop: Working together to improve humanitarian transparency

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Date 29 March 2017 Time 13.30−16.30 CET Location Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG), Rue de Varembé 17, CH 1211 Genève 20, Switzerland About Transparency is a fundamental part of improving the efficiency, effectiveness and accountability of crisis prevention and response. The commitment by Grand Bargain signatory organisations to publish timely, transparent, harmonised and open […]


Helping the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) reach its potential

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This week, we’re representing IATI – an initiative making information about aid spending easier to access, use and understand – at TAG 2017. This is the flagship event for IATI’s global technical community committed to improving transparency and open data in development. To date, IATI has attracted more than 500 publishers, who are sharing information about […]


Reaching the potential of IATI data

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Development and humanitarian actors of all types have traditionally faced challenges accessing quality, timely, forward-looking and comprehensive data on resource inputs and results. In 2008, the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) was launched as a voluntary multi-stakeholder initiative to improve the transparency of aid, development and humanitarian resources. IATI has come a long way in […]


An introduction to IATI for humanitarian actors

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This background paper introduces humanitarian actors, particularly those organisations that have signed up to the Grand Bargain, to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) Standard. It answers key questions about the purpose of IATI, how it works, who uses it, and how it relates to existing humanitarian financing tracking systems and platforms. At the World […]


Webinar: Improving humanitarian transparency with IATI

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Session 1: An introduction to the IATI Standard within the humanitarian context This session is for participants who want to understand what IATI is, how it can benefit the humanitarian community, and what it means to be an IATI publisher in terms of balancing transparency with operational, security, privacy and other concerns. When: This webinar […]


500 organisations publishing data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative Standard

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Since the UK’s Department for International Development became IATI’s first publisher in January 2011, billions of dollars of development spending has been published to the IATI Standard by a multi-stakeholder community of bilateral and multilateral donors, NGOs, foundations, private sector organisations and development finance institutions. This year IATI has seen one of its steepest rises […]


Nepal earthquake: One year on, what has the response been?

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Immediately after the Nepal earthquake the world reacted generously, with international governments, multilateral agencies and private donors pledging support of over US$4 billion. But Nepali citizens and agencies acting on their behalf needed to know more than how much had been offered; they needed to know how money was being spent – where, when, on […]


Bringing IATI data to life: d-portal generator

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What is d-portal? d-portal is a platform that makes all IATI data available and accessible for anyone to explore. We set it up with the aim of allowing people in developing countries to view IATI information from their own country’s perspective. Nearly 300 organisations currently publish data on their activities to the IATI registry – d-portal transforms […]