Trusted, Reliable, Up-To-Date Data Important For Evidence-Based Policymaking, U.N. SG Says On World Statistics Day
U.N. News: Trusted data helps us all ‘understand the changing world’: Guterres
“Current, reliable, and trusted data help us to ‘understand the changing world’ in which we live, the U.N. chief said on Tuesday in his message for World Statistics Day. Statistics are ‘fundamental for evidence-based policymaking … [and] drive the transformations that are needed,’ in order to ensure no-one is left behind, upheld Secretary-General António Guterres. And the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the increasing importance of data to save lives and recover better…” (10/20).
Devex reports on how poor data on groundwater is hindering efforts to improve climate resiliency.