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Within the IATI organisation standard. the
iati-organisation is the building block to describe organisations.
iati-organisation represents a distinct grouping of information that reports various facts about an organisation.
iati-organisation described, the following are expected as a minium:
iati-identifieris the unique reference for the organisation.
name- a human-readable name of the organisation.
When using the IATI organisation standard to declare an iati-organisation, the following should be considered:
iati-organisationmust use a globally unique
iati-identifiershould have no leading or trailing whitespace.
- It is recommended that no forward slashes (/) or spaces should be contained within the
- It is recommended to avoid spaces and non-ascii characters. For example:
AA-AAA-123456789is preferable to
- A default language and
default-currencycan be set for any
iati-organisation. This can be overridden in subsequent elements.
last-updated-datetimedate must change whenever the value of any field within the associated
namecan be repeated for different languages.
- The free-text instance of
nameshould avoid use of text in CAPITALS, where possible.
Please also consider and refer to the Organisation Identifiers guidance when constructing an appropriate identifier.