[open-development] 5000 citizens signed petition - have you?
info at publishwhatyoufund.org
Wed Jul 13 14:46:52 UTC 2011
Publish What You Fund: The Global Campaign for Aid Transparency
MESSAGE FROM KARIN
Last Thursday _we were delighted to hand over 5012 petition signatures from
people in 115 countries_ as the first phase in the Make Aid Transparent
The demonstration of _public demand for increased aid transparency_ was well
received by the co-Chairs of the Working Party on Aid Effectiveness in front
of over 100 country delegates at the OECD in Paris.
Make Aid Transparent Handover: Karin Christiansen and Brian Atwood outside
The campaign will run to the end of the year,_ so if you haven’t already
signed the petition, please take a look._ If your organisation would like
to join the coalition of over 75 organisations supporting the campaign,
please contact Claudia at Claudia.Elliot at PublishWhatYouFund.org. A
write-up and more photos of the first handover can be found here.
4. mailto:Claudia.Elliot at PublishWhatYouFund.org
Yesterday, we also _attended the first high level meeting of the Open
Government Partnership_. As the first open government plans emerge in
September we hope to see donors including Canada, the UK and the U.S.
including aid transparency in their commitments.
An independent review of Australian aid effectiveness made
_recommendations for greater transparency of Australian aid_, the vast
majority of which have been agreed to by the Australian cabinet.
The Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative _(CABRI) released
a position paper on aid transparency_, highlighting its necessity for
meeting international commitments on country ownership and the alignment of
aid to country priorities.
On June 23 the Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and
Malaria announced that is has become the_ 20th signatory to the
International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)_, demonstrating the
Fund’s commitment to aid transparency.
UK Prime Minister, David Cameron on June 13 stressed the importance of
aid transparency in a speech to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and
Immunisation conference, saying, _“Sunlight is the best disinfectant, and
we’re shining the spotlight on aid funding like never before”._
Publish What You Fund joined other organisation in praising U.S.
congressional and administration efforts to _improve federal financial
transparency_, and urging that commitments to federal transparency are
_You may have received this newsletter after signing the Make Aid
Transparent campaign. If you wish to unsubscribe from Publish What You Fund
monthly updates, please do so by clicking the link below._
=GET IN TOUCH=
info at publishwhatyoufund.org
Follow us on Twitter!follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Facebook!Become a fan
Subscribe to our updates
14. mailto:info at publishwhatyoufund.org
Civil Society Discusssion of the Open Government Partnership
Interaction Forum 2011
10 - 12 August
CIVICUS World Assembly
10 - 12 September
G20 Finance and Development Ministers' Meeting
23 - 26 September
Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness
29 November - 1 December
view email in browser | unsubscribe | update your profile |
25. mailto:info at publishwhatyoufund.org?subject=Unsubscribe&body=Please%20remove%20my%20name
Publish What You Fund only records the data required to communicate with you
effectively and will not disclose any information to third parties
Publish What You Fund is hosted by TIRI: 1 London Bridge, Downstream
Building 3^rd Floor, London SE1 9BG, UK. +4420 7022 1905. Charity
Registration Number: 1120927
Sent to open-development at lists.okfn.org — why did I get this?
unsubscribe from this list | update subscription preferences
Publish What You Fund/ Tiri · 1, London Bridge · Downstream Building (3rd floor) · London, London SE1 9BG
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the open-development