Organisation: Publish What You Fund

As the largest provider of bilateral development assistance, the United States is a key advocacy target for Publish What You Fund. USG’s influence on development policy is considerable – both in the countries to which it provides assistance and in the sector more broadly. It has powerful influence over current development policy discussions such as […]

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Publish What You Fund – an organisation campaigning for greater transparency in aid and international development – launched their Aid Transparency Index 2014 yesterday. The report’s overall message is that despite making several international transparency commitments, the vast majority of the world’s donors are still not sharing useful information about their aid spending. And here […]

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What is it about? The Road to 2015 Campaign is about harnessing the power of open data for sustainable development. Partner countries have asked more information about development cooperation to deliver positive results on the ground. Likewise, citizens want to know what is being spent where, by whom, and with what results, so they can hold their governments […]

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We have awarded a grant of £25,000 to the aid transparency campaign organisation, Publish What You Fund. Publish What You Fund has been instrumental in encouraging countries around the world to endorse the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) and to start publishing details of their aid flows in an open and comparable format. The funding […]

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Our friends at Publish What You Fund are now hiring. We wanted to share the following opportunity with our blog readers: We are looking for a great new Advocacy Manager. Do you know anyone with a strong advocacy record and knowledge of transparency and/or development who is ready to take on a senior management role […]

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Global Transparency Week press release A series of high-profile events to highlight the importance of transparency for development, innovation, equitable growth, and poverty reduction will begin tomorrow. The first ever Global Transparency Week (October 24 – November 1) is taking place at a time when public interest in government and corporate transparency has never been higher.

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Indigo’s Founder and Director, Fran Perrin, was recently announced as the new Chair of the Publish What You Fund Board. The organisation, which was created in 2008 and campaigns for greater aid transparency, has been instrumental in pushing governments, intergovernmental agencies and others to be more open about their aid spending. Since its foundation five […]

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Fran Perrin, Director and Founder of Indigo Trust writes: Last month I blogged about joining DFID’s International Development Sector Transparency Panel.  The panel met on May 15th and I wanted to provide an overview of the main issues discussed. The panel is comprised of the following members:

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The following press release is taken from Publish What You Fund WASHINGTON – Global development flows are on a slow path to transparency, but most aid information is still not published.

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Last week, transparency organisation Publish What You Fund launched the 2011 Pilot Aid Transparency Index at a conference hosted by the Overseas Development Institute. Although I was unable to attend in person, the event was livestreamed and looked at why aid transparency is important, how different countries compare and some of the challenges behind publishing […]

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