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Discussion paper
15 December 2016

Metadata for open data portals

This paper investigates how open data portals share their metadata and explores the most prevalent underlying metadata standards used.

Report
30 November 2016

Achieving the SDGs in the era of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda

In 2015, countries agreed the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, which highlighted the need for integrated national financing frameworks to support nationally owne

Discussion paper
23 November 2016

How can Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) be used to address the needs of databases?

This paper aims to find a practical approach to applying DCAT to satisfy the needs of a portal that provides dynamic visualisations & a database that drives it.

Report
17 November 2016

Blended finance: Understanding its potential for Agenda 2030

Blended finance, or the use of public funds to de-risk or ‘leverage’ private investments in development, has been presented by donors and development finance

Report
15 November 2016

Climate finance and poverty: Exploring the linkages between climate change and poverty evident in the provision and distribution of international public climate finance

Climate change is among the greatest global development challenges of the 21st century. From the global to the local scale, climate change affects and thre

Report
8 November 2016

Why was IODC2016 important for Joined-Up Data Standards?

In July this year we launched a consultation paper aimed at starting a discussion on what technical and political solutions to joined-up data challenges co

Discussion paper
2 November 2016

Equipping vulnerable Syrians for winter

On 2 November 2016 we responded to a funding alert in response to the need for winterisation in Syria. Approximately 225,000 people have been identified by

Discussion paper
19 October 2016

Displacement due to violence, Somalia

On 20 October 2016 we responded to a funding alert in response to displacement in Somalia. Approximately 50,000 people have been displaced due to a conflic

Discussion paper
19 October 2016

Typhoon, the Philippines

On 19 October 2016 we responded to a funding alert in response to Typhoon Haima (Lawin) in the Philippines. Typhoon Haima (Lawin) has affected the Ilocos R