• Digital Public Goods Standard

    The Digital Public Goods Standard is a set of specifications and guidelines designed to maximise consensus about whether a digital solution conforms to the definition set by the UN Secretary-General in the 2020 Roadmap for Digital Cooperation, which states that a DPG, “is open source software, open data, open AI models, open standards and open […]

  • Setting a Standard for Digital Public Goods

    In June 2020 the Secretary General of the United Nations published the “Roadmap for Digital Cooperation” which defined digital public goods as “Open source software, open data, open AI models, open standards and open content that adhere to privacy and other applicable international and domestic laws, standards and best practices, and do no harm.” This […]

  • Digital Public Goods Roundtable Update

    This morning the Digital Public Goods Alliance participated in a roundtable organized by the United Nations Secretary General’s Office on the implementation of recommendation 1B from the Report of the High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, and subsequent Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation. We provided a detailed update on the activities of the Alliance over the […]

  • Get Involved

    For the Digital Public Goods Alliance to achieve its mission, and for all of us collectively to achieve the SDGs, we must work together. Whether you represent a government, international organization or NGO, tech company or start-up, research institution, think tank, or any other entity, we want to hear from you. Nominate open source software, […]

  • Who We Are

    Digital Public Goods Alliance Our Approach Identify open source solutions that contribute to an equitable world and adhere to the DPG Standard. Communities of Practices also identify, evaluate, and support DPGs in priority areas. Increase access to solutions via the creation of the DPG Registry. The registry serves as a one-stop-shop for digital public goods. Deploy […]

  • Registry

    Registry Digital Public Goods Definition Digital public goods are open source software, open data, open AI models, open standards, and open content that adhere to privacy and other applicable best practices, do no harm, and are of high relevance for attainment of the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This definition is drawn from the […]

  • What We Do

    What We Do The Digital Public Goods Alliance Promotes digital public goods to create a more equitable world. Communities of Practice Communities of Practice (CoPs) are groups of experts who convene to support the discovery, assessment, and advancement of digital public goods with high potential for addressing critical development needs. CoPs are a means of […]