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Rupert Simons
Chief Executive . Usually in London. Interested in data, development and cycling.
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Rupert Simons Sep 22
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Rupert Simons Sep 22
There are probably some United Kibgdom and Tazanias in there too . . .
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Rupert Simons Sep 22
I think it's just doing a text search, and there are three projects with the word 'Nambia' in the text. A problem with typos, not d-portal!
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Rupert Simons Sep 21
On closer inspection, aid to is split 55-45 between and
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Rupert Simons Sep 21
How much aid goes to ? Quick glance at registry suggests 3 projects, worth c. $1 million in total
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Rupert Simons Sep 21
Crediting for what might be the most geektastic blog post yet
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HDX Sep 21
In need of data on the situation? Visit ’s Humanitarian Data Exchange:
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
As a first step, and pooled funds (Prosperity Fund, CSSF) need to publish to and DevTracker now. 10/10
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
Two years ago, promised that all departments would have 'very good' transparency by 2020. This data suggests they are still far off 9/
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
Or maybe "English Language Training" for £150,000? We don't know how much was spent, how much is left, and what else might be cut. 8/
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
We don't know which part was cut. Was it "Role and responsibilities of the modern military within a democratic system?" for £246,200? 6/
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
This is not published on , and you have to dig into press releases to find it - published a year after programme started! 5/
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
However, there is a grant to from the cross-government conflict, stability and security fund (CSSF) 4/
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
You can't find UK aid to on DevTracker, because they don't publish their data in an open ( ) format
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
reports that is cutting military to Note this comes from not 1/
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
and some UN agencies area already good at transparency, other agencies need to improve. Our analysis:
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
Encouraging from : ambitious pledges to fight corruption most likely to be implemented
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Rupert Simons Sep 19
Four months ago we suggested using data for accountability in . This is now starting to happen:
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Transparency Int'l Sep 19
Last year govts & orgs met at the Anti-Corruption Summit. has been tracking their promises:
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Jina Moore Sep 18
But is it *really* transparency if you are putting out your statistics as PDFs?
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