Version 2.03 is the latest version of the IATI Standard. It was released in February 2018. Notable updates include:
the new <tag> element. This allows users to link their activities with SDG Goals and Targets
standardising how results are published in IATI
allowing more codelists to be updated outside of a formal upgrade
A full list of the changes can be found here.
The IATI Standard is made up of various schemas and rulesets which are presented as pages to the user. Use the left hand navigation to move your way round the IATI Standard.
The activity standard pages contain the elements, attributes and rules for understanding what data goes in an IATI Activity file.
The activity summary table provides an overview of all aspects of the activity standard.
The organisation standard pages contain the elements, attributes and rules for understanding what data goes in an IATI Organisation file.
The organisation summary table provides an overview of all aspects of the activity standard.
Some attributes in IATI require publishers to use a code from a particular list e.g. a budget can be of type 1: Original or 2: Revised. Use these codelists to look up the meaning of a code.
The ruleset pages detail the list of rules contained within the IATI Standard written in JSON format.
The schema pages contain the xsd activity, organisation and common schemas.
Namespaces & Extensions
Guidance on how to add additional information into published xml files via custom made elements and attributes.