UN procurement data on UNOPS open information hub2012-11-02
'All United Nations procurement data is now accessible to the public on UNOPS new open information hub, in what has been called a "giant step for transparency" in aid and development.
'Alongside $56 billion worth of UN-wide procurement data from the last five years, the data.unops.org site presents detailed information related to the 1,000+ projects UNOPS supports, in an interactive and accessible format.
'This is the latest in a series of steps made by UNOPS to promote transparency. The organization was the first UN body to publish data in compliance with the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) format, and the first organization overall to 'geocode' its IATI data.'
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