Organisation: Open Aid Register

In the UK Cabinet’s recent reshuffle, the departing International Development Secretary, Andrew Mitchell, was thanked for his efforts in making ‘British development policy [more] transparent’. Over the past few years there has been a real push to make international aid spending more transparent, born of the belief that more transparent data allows for greater accountability (in […]

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Earlier this week, I attended a two-day meeting of the International Aid Transparency Initiative’s Technical Advisory Group, which for obvious reasons is frequently shortened to the IATI TAG. If you’re unfamiliar with IATI, it’s a globally agreed initiative that helps organisations involved in the funding, execution or oversight of international development projects to publish data on […]

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As a funder with an interest in democratic transparency and accountability, we recognise the importance of being honest and open about who and what we fund. That’s why we publish details of all our international grants on this blog and it’s also why we’ve recently become the fifth NGO in the world to start publishing […]

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