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An open model for international aid: Sanjay Pradhan at TEDGlobal 2012

Staff Writer | World Bank | June 28, 2012

Sanjay Pradhan, World Bank Institute Vice President spoke at the TEDGlobal conference held from June 25-28, in Edinburgh, Scotland. His talk focused on the theme of open development and 3 key shifts in transforming development: open knowledge, open aid and open governance. Read More »

Open Development And Aid Flows: How To Use Aid Data

Event Details
Open Source Event
September 19, 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Hämeentie 135 C 8th floor auditorium (DREAM)

Every year over $130bn of aid flows in official assistance from donors to support development projects across the globe. Add in funding from charities and Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs), and other sources, and you can see that international aid involves staggering sums of money, and supports thousands upon thousands of projects across the globe. Through the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) an increasing amount of open data on these aid flows is becoming available online in structured ways.

This hands-on session will explore open aid data from all angles. Following a series if lightening talks to introduce the aid landscape and IATI, we will break-off into groups led by experts to focus on...

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