• 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 of a digital public good: 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 by […]

  • 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

    The DPGA also uses a Roadmap as a coordination, alignment, engagement and communication tool to capture the activities of DPGA members working to significantly advance the four DPGA strategic objectives described in the 5 year strategy. Members include: the six members of the board; the Government of Bangladesh; Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; data.org; eGov Foundation; […]

  • Registry

    Registry Welcome to the DPG Registry where all recognised digital public goods can be discovered.  DPGs that have been successfully reviewed and found to meet the DPG Standard receive a DPG icon. Click on that icon for further insight into how the DPG meets each indicator. Note that the DPG Registry can be organised based […]

  • 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 and responding to urgent challenges. […]