In this newsletter: a wrap-up of the past Open Tea and announcement of the next one. an update on international aid data networking current developments on the IATI NGO working group Open Tea On December the 8th the Open for Change network had its first Open Tea at the Amlab in Amterdam, to look back at the past year and discuss where we will be heading in 2012. Mark Tiele Westra from Akvo presented, an initiative that makes open data on Dutch development aid visualized and searchable.Marijn  Rijken from TNO informed  and invited us to participate on a research project on the effects of open data for the development sector. We discussed the organization of the Open for Change network. Evident in the discussion was the important role the Open for Change network holds in connecting, exchanging and supporting open data initiatives and knowledge in the development sector. How this role should be filled in is something we are working on in 2012. We want to thank the 1%CLUB, Akvo and TextToChan More