This is the reference page for the XML element reporting-org. See also the relevant overview page: Organisations


The organisation issuing the report. May be a primary source (reporting on its own activity as donor, implementing agency, etc) or a secondary source (reporting on the activities of another organisation).

Specifying the @ref attribute is mandatory. May contain the organisation name as content.

All activities in an activity xml file must contain the same @ref AND this @ref must be the same as the iati-identifier recorded in the registry publisher record of the account under which this file is published.



Machine-readable identification string for the business object being described.

This value must be of type xsd:string.


A machine readable code describing the type of thing being referenced. The value should be available on a related codelist.

This value must be of type xsd:string.

This value must be on the OrganisationType codelist.


If an activity is being published by a secondary publisher you may indicate this here. Use 1 for true, 0 for false.

This value must be of type xsd:boolean.


ISO 2 letter code specifying the language of text in this element.

This value should be on the Language codelist.

Example Usage

Example reporting-org with ref AA-AAA-123456789 and OrganisationType code 21 (International NGO):

  <reporting-org ref="AA-AAA-123456789" type="21">Organisation Name</reporting-org>

Example reporting-org that declares it is a secondary-reporter through a boolean:

  <reporting-org ref="BB-BBB-123456789" type="40" secondary-reporter="1">Organisation Name</reporting-org>



The secondary-publisher was introduced in 1.04.

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