Data Experts Meet To Discuss Innovative Solutions To SDGs

Devex: At U.N. World Data Forum, a focus on data capacity
“The draft version of the Dubai Declaration, released on day one of the United Nations World Data Forum, has set the stage for three days of discussion on the role of data in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals. Reinforcing the implementation of the Cape Town Global Action Plan, the Dubai Declaration highlights a message that has already been heard frequently during the conference — the importance of building capacity to create and utilize quality data…” (Cornish, 10/22).

U.N. News: Data experts gather to find solutions to world’s biggest challenges at U.N. Forum
“International data sectors from national statistical offices, the private sector, NGOs, academia, and international and regional organizations are gathering in Dubai from Monday to Wednesday, in a bid to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The experts will launch innovative solutions to improve data on migration, health, gender, and many other key areas of sustainable development at the second annual forum…” (10/22).