• Digital Public Goods Alliance Strategy 2021-2026

    Overview As we approach 2030, it has become abundantly clear that high-quality, open-source digital solutions play a critical role in the attainment of the sustainable development goals. While the pandemic has brought significant hardship globally, we have also seen firsthand that digital public goods have enabled governments to swiftly adapt and implement innovative digital solutions […]

  • Governance

    Overview The Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together a diverse set of stakeholders that unite around a common vision, strategic objectives, definition, and standard for DPGs. The DPGA is not a legal entity, but an initiative jointly supported by the current co-hosting entities, UNICEF and the Norwegian Agency for […]

  • Digital Public Goods

    Digital public goods are open-source software, open data, open AI models, open standards, and open content that adhere to privacy and other applicable laws and best practices, do no harm by design, and help attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This definition is operationalised through the DPG Standard, a set of nine indicators that is […]

  • Digital Public Goods at UNGA76

    The Digital Public Goods Alliance co-hosted and participated in high level events during the United Nations General Assembly emphasizing open source and the relevance of DPGs for building open culture and open societies in the UN and around the world. Read the takeaways from these events here.

  • GitHub joins the DPGA as a new member

    GitHub’s Social Impact team empowers nonprofits and the greater social sector to drive positive and lasting global contributions. Participants in thirteen countries across five continents engage, including through Tech for Social Good, which is a portfolio of programs that leverages GitHub’s products, community, and people to strengthen the social sector’s efforts to achieve the Sustainable […]

  • Welcoming UNDP & BMZ to the Digital Public Goods Alliance Board

    The DPGA is pleased to announce that the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are joining the Digital Public Goods Alliance as new members, and joining an evolved DPGA board from January 2022.