IATI – the International Aid Transparency Initiative – brings together governments, multilateral institutions, private sector and civil society organisations and others to increase the transparency and openness of resources flowing into developing countries.
Increased transparency is not an end in itself but an essential step towards improving the coordination, accountability and effectiveness to maximise their impact on the world's poorest and most vulnerable people.
We encourage all organisations that distribute or spend resources to publish information about their activities using IATI’s data standard. This is a set of rules and guidance to ensure information is easy to access, understand and use.
IATI data helps meet the needs of a wide range of stakeholders in international development. For example:
IATI wants to see transparent, good quality data used to achieve sustainable development. View the full text of IATI's vision and mission.