policy-marker

iati-activities/iati-activity/policy-marker

This is the reference page for the XML element policy-marker. See also the relevant overview page: Classifications

Definition

A policy or theme addressed by the activity. This element was designed for the reporting of OECD DAC CRS policy markers (columns 20-23 and 28-31 of the CRS++ reporting format) but the vocabulary attribute allows it use by other (including local) systems. This element can be repeated for each policy marker.

Rules

This element may occur any number of times.

Attributes

@vocabulary

An IATI code for the vocabulary to be used to define policy markers. If omitted then the OECD DAC vocabulary is assumed.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the PolicyMarkerVocabulary codelist.

@code

A policy marker code from the codelist specified in the vocabulary.

This attribute is required.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the PolicyMarker codelist, if the relevant vocabulary is used.

@significance

An OECD DAC CRS code indicating the significance of the policy marker for this activity. This codelist should be used for all vocabularies. Markers MUST NOT be reported unless a value for significance is present.

This attribute is required.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the PolicySignificance codelist.

Example Usage

Example policy-marker of an iati-activity.

The @vocabulary attribute declares a valid code (1) from the PolicyMarkerVocabulary codelist.
The @code attribute declares a valid code (1) from the PolicyMarker codelist.
The @significance attribute declares a valid code (3) from the PolicySignificance codelist.
<policy-marker vocabulary="1" code="2" significance="3" />
The policy-marker element can be repeated in any iati-activity.
  <policy-marker vocabulary="1" code="2" significance="3" />
  <policy-marker vocabulary="1" code="1" significance="4" />  
If a vocabulary is not on the PolicyMarkerVocabulary codelist, then the value of 99 (Reporting Organisation) should be declared.

Changelog

2.01

Freetext is no longer allowed with this element. It should now be declared with the new child narrative element, but only in particular use-cases.

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Last updated on 2015-01-21