International Financial Institutions Agree to Share Data to Improve Development Outcomes and Lay the Groundwork for the Post-2015 Development Agenda WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013/ — Recognizing the power of information to shape better policies, guide development programs and increase accountability, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, along with leaders of six multilateral
This European Public Sector Information Platform topic report focuses on the question of how improved access to and analysis of data can help increase transparency, accountability and effectiveness in development aid and development co-‐operation. Development aid and co-‐operation is a complex issue and subject to multiple in-‐depth studies and research.
The World Bank’s Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables, reports, and other resources. http://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog Search The World Bank’s Open Data Catalog from here: http://www.weitzenegger.de/content/?page_id=8891
Through the site at http://www.devinfo.org, visitors can download the DevInfo Initiative Response to Busan document, explore ways DevInfo technologies contribute to specific Busan objectives, and download details on DevInfo technology for aid coordination. The site also invites aid effectiveness specialists, private sector development partners, policy and decision makers, M&E specialists,
Open aid – transparent Swedish development cooperation. Open aid – transparent Swedish development cooperation “Open aid” is the name of the next step in the reform of Sweden´s development cooperation. The step is being taken to better adapt development cooperation to today´s reality and the opportunities created by globalisation and
GSDRC: display. What are the potential benefits of aid transparency? What information is needed and how could donors make this more accessible? Survey results indicate that improved transparency of aid information would contribute to faster poverty reduction by making aid more effective and accountable. Users of aid information need more
International Aid Transparency Standard Finalised | Publish What You Fund. After two years of negotiating, the 18 donors of the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) agreed on 9th February the final details of a new global standard for publishing aid information. With this format in place that will make aid