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Peter Eigen: Overcoming the fear of transparency

on October 10th, 2011 at 9:12:37 AM

We've participated in two interesting events in the last two weeks: the Open Aid Data Conference in Berlin, and the IATI in the Visigrad countries conference in Prague. A proper post is still due, but here's already a video of the closing talk from Transparency International's founder Peter Eigen, "Overcoming the fear of transparency":

[] Peter Eigen - Overcoming the fear of transparency from Open Knowledge Foundation on Vimeo.

Dutch development data and results online

on September 13th, 2011 at 11:37:16 AM

Today, Ben Knapen, the Dutch State Secretary for development cooperation, presented the  "Resultatenrapportage", the "reporting of results" on Dutch efforts in development aid in the period 2009-2010 . He used the occassion to also present the first release of Dutch government data in the IATI standard format, making The Netherlands the fifth signatory to deliver on its commitment for phase 1 of the IATI agreement.