• Government of Bangladesh joins as a new DPGA member

    Today, we share more about Bangladesh’s actions related to advancing digital public goods at home and sharing best practices by building and maintaining new software DPGs, advocating for DPGs, and facilitating collaboration.

  • Heralding A New Era of Global Digital Cooperation

    On 1 June 2022, high-level representatives from governments, the philanthropic sector and international organisations came together to express their commitments to increased collaboration on digital development and digital public goods. Read more about their commitments here.

  • UGHub: a case in leveraging open source to build digital public infrastructure

    Countries all over the world are already leveraging open source to build foundational DPI. This case study highlights the efforts of the Government of Uganda and specifically showcases their use of open source technology to build UGHub, a data integration platform that has facilitated the improvement of services government wide.

  • Unpacking concepts & definitions – digital public Infrastructure, building blocks, and their relation to digital public goods

    In 2021, DPGA GovStack Community of Practice convened to identify and support the advancement of DPGs relevant to a “whole of government digital transformation approach”, or GovStack. First, they aligned on key definitions and relationships between terms and concepts that are relevant to the GovStack, namely: digital public infrastructure, building blocks, and digital public goods.

  • The transformative role of academia & digital public goods

    The third blog in our DPG financing series focuses on how funding the DPG ecosystem can ultimately enable countries to drive their own digital transformation. In particular, the merits of helping finance academic hubs that can cultivate and foster country and regional expertise as well as incentivising local vendor capacity.

  • Why Open Source?

    The Digital Public Goods Alliance has spent the last several months developing the Digital Public Goods Standard, and working with stakeholders from across sectors to determine criteria that allows us to answer the question: is this a digital public good? In alignment with the UN Secretary-General’s 2020 Roadmap for Digital Cooperation, we define digital public […]