Reliable Census Data Critical To Achieve SDGs, U.N. SG Ban Says

U.N. News Centre: Data ‘essential’ to 2030 Agenda, U.N. Commission on Population and Development told
“Addressing the opening of the 2016 session of the Commission on Population and Development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Monday] underscored the importance of that body’s role in advancing the new global development agenda. … Governments will have to gather census data and use it to understand demographic change because that will help them develop effective plans, he said…” (4/11).