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IATI in Ireland


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Presentation about IATI (and open development) for the Dóchas INITIATE conference, Dublin, 2 May 2013

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IATI in Ireland

  1. 1. IATIOnline collaborationAidTransparency Web of DataOpen Government
  2. 2. Open
  3. 3. Open
  4. 4. Open
  5. 5. Open
  6. 6. Open Development Explained
  7. 7. IATIOnline collaborationAidTransparency Web of DataOpen Government
  8. 8. Bjorkman and Svensson (2007). ‘Power to the People:Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment of aCommunity-Based Monitoring Project in Uganda’Clinics got cleanerFewer drugs stolen40-50% more children vaccinated33% fewer children died under the age of five
  9. 9. Why open data?● Enter data once, close to the source;then re-use, exchange, enhance● Improves quality and accuracy; first inregistration, next in decision-making● Better insight in money flows, activities,plans, results, circumstances, impacts● Allows for participation, mobilisation, andaccountability
  10. 10. #SmartAid DebateRené Grotenhuis, director of Cordaid
  11. 11. René Grotenhuis, director of Cordaid#SmartAid DebateIn the transition of Cordaidtowards a social enterprise,open data technology has hada place from the very beginning.We use the new IATI standardfirst of all as the basis for our“transparency application”.
  12. 12. IATIOnline collaborationAidTransparency Web of DataOpen Government
  13. 13. A project in DFID’s project-level database
  14. 14. The same DFID project in the IATI XML format
  15. 15. Organisation File
  16. 16. Activities File
  17. 17. AidView
  18. 18. 1. Assess:•Feasibility assessment2. Commit:•Internal and public commitment3. Develop:•Set up policies, processes and systems4. Publish:•IATI-compliant data5. Improve:•Data details, items and sourcesFive Steps
  19. 19. Exclusion PolicyA. International relationsB. Security and safetyC. Personal informationD. Commercially sensitive informationE. Information that is exempt under otherlaws, policies and regulations
  20. 20. Agenda on the Implementation of the IATIStandard by Dutch NGOs working inInternational Development● Istanbul Principles for CSO Development Effectiveness● Busan Partnership for Effective Development● Commitment to IATI, but in line with CSO principlesAmbition
  21. 21. Time to act●Prioritities Partos and Concord (2012):●Principle 5: Practice transparency and accountability●Principle 6: Pursue equitable partnership and solidarity●Principle 7: Create and share knowledge and commit to mutuallearningWhy these?All three have to do with relations and cooperationamong organisations
  22. 22. ● 2-year programme● “Open Information Policy”● Opening data● Peer events● Technical advice meetings● In-house technical support● “Open development”IATI Plan