Data Use Working Group Meeting - 27 July 2021

Anna Whitson - IATI Secretariat

This meeting of the Data Use Working Group will take place on 27 July 2021 from 10-11am EST.

The IATI Data Use Working Group (DUWG) is a multi-stakeholder group of volunteers from across the IATI community who work on increasing the use of IATI data, including through contributions to the evolving Data Use Action Plan and management of a member-approved Data Use Fund. Mark Brough Chairs the group, supported operationally and substantively by the IATI Secretariat.The Terms of Reference for the Working Group can be found hereNotes from the biweekly calls can be accessed hereThe link to join calls can be accessed here.

DUWG meetings take place every other week on Tuesdays at 10-11am EST (via Zoom) and are open to anyone in the IATI community with an interest in increasing the use of IATI data, regardless of their IATI membership status. If you have any questions on this group, or would like to be added to the Outlook invite for meetings, please contact the IATI Secretariat (Anna Whitson) here in Connect or at anna.whitson@undp.org.

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Mark Brough

Agenda for Tuesday 27 July

1) (45 min): Centre for Humanitarian Data - Holding a Mirror Up to COVID-19 IATI data. Presentation and discussion (see below for more details)

2) (5 min): CSO Training. Contract in place - discuss when do we want to start work? (I recommend September/October). And: we are looking for 1-2 volunteers to support this work (reviewing the vendor's outputs, feeding back to the DUWG, etc)

3) (10 min): Datastore Classic. Contract in place - discuss forming a sub group to support this work


Presentation: Holding a Mirror Up to COVID-19 IATI data

The Centre for Humanitarian Data will share a new dashboard that specifically works with IATI data relating to the pandemic.

We will also share IATI data-use lessons learned, from splitting transactions by country/region and sector to determining the relevance of an activity or transaction to a topic.

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