International Aid Transparency Initiative

IATI is a global initiative to improve the transparency of development and humanitarian resources and their results to address poverty and crises.

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Achim Steiner

“Transparency is a cornerstone of our work at UNDP.”

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator
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Development and humanitarian activities published to the IATI Standard


IATI publishers that contribute data for decision-making and accountability

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Explore our data

Understand the ways you can access IATI data, what information you can find and the benefits of using it.

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Our publishing guide

Find out how to publish data to the IATI Standard and improve your data by using our publishing guidance.

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Discover the Standard

View IATI reference pages that contain the rules and technical framework for publishing and interpreting IATI data.

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About IATI

IATI is a global initiative to improve the transparency of development and humanitarian resources and their results for addressing poverty and crises.

IATI brings together governments, multilateral institutions, private sector and civil society organisations and others to increase the transparency of resources flowing into developing countries.

We encourage all organisations that distribute or spend resources to publish information about their development and humanitarian activities using IATI’s data standard. This is a set of rules and guidance to ensure information is easy to access, understand and use.

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IATI in action

People all over the world use IATI to track the flow of aid, humanitarian and development resources. Some use IATI to publish their data, others access data to inform decision-making and hold authorities to account. Our case studies tell some of their stories.

Madagascar case study

The Government of Madagascar uses IATI data to discover millions of dollars of spending on development and humanitarian projects in the country, that were previously unknown to them.

Oxfam Novib case study

By publishing data on their spending to IATI, Oxfam Novib has strengthened their commitment to transparency, improved information for internal decision-making and showcased their development activities to the world through their online portal, Atlas.

Microsoft includes IATI Standard in Non-Profit tools

Microsoft has enabled users of their Nonprofit data model and Nonprofit Accelerator to publish IATI data easily.

Tools and resources for data use

IATI data can be accessed through various online tools and platforms providing different visualisations and formats. Users are encouraged to find the tool that best meets their data needs.


Search key IATI data on development and humanitarian activities. Data is presented in charts, graphs and maps. Recommended for users who are new to IATI.

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IATI Datastore

The IATI Datastore is a robust online data service that provides access to data published according to the IATI Standard.

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Get connected with IATI’s Community

Join our community platform, IATI Connect to meet development and humanitarian practitioners, political advocates for transparency, open data experts and technical specialists across the globe. Discuss, learn and share insights on open data and transparency topics across borders and organisations.

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Latest news

Simple Excel datasets now available in Portuguese and Spanish on IATI's Country Development Finance Data tool

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Upcoming launch of IATI's Datastore API version 3 - January 2022

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Apply for UNDP internships with IATI

UNDP is hiring two interns to help deliver IATI’s communications and community activities. The internships provide a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working on transparency and open data.
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