IASC Improving humanitarian transparency with the International Aid Transparency Initiative and the UN OCHA Financial Tracking Service, Background Paper, 2017

IASC Improving humanitarian transparency with the International Aid Transparency Initiative and the UN OCHA Financial Tracking Service, Background Paper, 2017

Published Date

January 26, 2018

Written by Development Initiatives (with the support of the IATI Secretariat) and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), on behalf of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Humanitarian Financing Task Team (HFTT).

This paper introduces the purpose and functionality of both IATI and FTS and respond to questions that have previously been raised by humanitarian stakeholders. It should be read alongside other resources that provide more technical detail on how to publish to IATI, report to FTS and access IATI and other data.

Security Level

Public