On Tenth Anniversary of Joining the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), the United States Marks a Sustained Commitment to Foreign Assistance Data Transparency
Office of the Spokesperson
Today, the United States celebrates the tenth
By publishing U.S. foreign assistance data that is accurate and timely, ForeignAssistance.gov presents a multi-dimensional picture of the U.S. foreign assistance lifecycle in a highly visual, interactive website. ForeignAssistance.gov publishes data as reported by more than 20 U.S. government agencies that manage foreign assistance programs. In doing so, the website fulfills aid transparency standards and reporting requirements, including the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 (FATAA), Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Bulletin 12-01. ForeignAssistance.gov is a product of the Foreign Assistance Data and Reporting Team (FA-DART), a joint initiative by the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); it replaces two legacy websites, previously managed
IATI is a global, voluntary, multi-stakeholder initiative that includes donors, partner countries, civil society organizations, and private enterprises that aims to make information about foreign aid spending easier to access, use, and understand. At the center of IATI is the IATI Standard, a framework for publishing data on development activities. The United States is proud to have been an active member of the IATI community for the past decade and remains committed to continuing to improve foreign assistance data transparency to increase learning, improve outcomes, better use resources, and remain accountable to the American public.