15 Aug 2011

Global Coalition Launches Call for Transparency in Aid Donations

Earlier this month, a campaign called Make Aid Transparent was launched by a global coalition of 40 civil society groups, 20 of which are from developing countries, aiming to encourage donor countries to make their aid donations transparent, according to the petition, in order to help save lives, reduce corruption and waste and deliver lasting positive change in the world’s poorest countries.

Along with the petition (found at the link above), a short 3-minute video describes the purpose of the campaign. The campaign went online on June 8th and was formally launched the following day at an event in London.

For the original press release from the Access to Information Programme, which also has a list of participating organizations, please click here.