Slides "Connecting Open Resource Flows for Development"

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Session: Connecting Open Resource Flows for Development
see http://okcon.org/open-development-and-sustainability/#session-a

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Slides "Connecting Open Resource Flows for Development"

  1. 1. Connecting Open Resource Flows for Development OKCon, 16 September 2013
  2. 2. Open Data • “A piece of data or content is open if anyone is free to use, reuse, and redistribute it — subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and/or share-alike.” • http://opendefinition.org
  3. 3. Resource flows • • • • • Budgets Aid Humanitarian Climate Finance Extractives • Contracts • Organisation IDs
  4. 4. Initiatives • • • • EITI (extractives) IATI (aid) GIFT, OBI (budgets) Open Contracting
  5. 5. Agenda • Introduction, key concepts • Brief introduction from each organisation – You work in your main resource flow – Work that crosses into other resource flows • Challenges, opportunities • Next steps
  6. 6. Aid • Our main work is on the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) • Annual Index of 67 donors • Aid Transparency Tracker to analyse and push improvements in data quality • Limited work on data use
  7. 7. Aid + budgets • Work to link the two together • Built a visualisation to demonstrate potential
  8. 8. Challenges and opportunities • What can we already do/see – Within/between resource flows – Similarities (or not) between resource flows • What do we need to solve – Organisation IDs; classifications; tools • How do we get there – What initiatives, institutions can we work through
  9. 9. Other events • Tuesday 1445 - Human Centred Data: What Should Public Spending Data Tell us? • Wednesday 1030 – Follow the Money

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