The International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) aims to make information about worldwide aid expenditure and activities readily available, more accessible and easier to compare.
Under the IATI those interested and involved in aid programmes will be able to better monitor what aid is being used for and what it is achieving in developing countries.
New Zealand, alongside other bilateral and multilateral donors is a member of the IATI which was launched in 2008 at the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Accra, Ghana. It is a voluntary, multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together:
IATI has developed and agreed a common IATI standard.
The standard sets guidelines for publishing and sharing information about aid spending so information will be useful to all stakeholders, particularly those in developing countries. Adhering to the standard makes information simpler and easier to understand, compare, and use.
As part of the standard, New Zealand and all other donor’s IATI data:
For more information about IATI visit the IATI website.