Upcoming Events

Workshop on Environment Statistics for the East African Community Region

27/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Arusha, Tanzania

Organized by the UN Statistics Division, the Workshop will focus on discussing the progress in the implementation of the FDES 2013, developing a list of regional indicators, and reviewing of data availability for the environmentally-related SDG indicators. The countries will present the progress made in environment statistics since the project’s inception. They will also share their experiences by presenting the main challenges they faced and how they overcame them…more

Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development

27/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Cambridge, USA

The main objective of Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development, a course by Data-Pop Alliance in partnership with the United Nations System Staff College, is to enhance participants’ “Big Data literacy” in the context and in support of the data revolution and the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda by providing them with a deeper understanding, skills, resources, and connections to address the key applications and implications of Big Data in their work related to sustainable development, and as citizens…more

Fifth meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

28/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Ottawa, Canada

Hosted by Statistics Canada, the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) meeting will follow the same format as the 4th IAEG-SDG meeting, with a Members meeting taking place during the first two days and a Plenary Session taking place during the second two days. During the plenary session, all countries, international and regional agencies and entities, and other stakeholders are invited to attend…more

Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

29/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Bangkok, Thailand

Hosted by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), governments and other stakeholders will convene at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD 2017) on the theme of “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing Asia-Pacific.” As an inclusive regional intergovernmental forum, APFSD 2017 will engage member States, United Nations and other institutions, and major groups and other stakeholders in dialogue on (1) Regional perspectives on the implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including in depth review of the theme and SDGs: 1, 2, 3, 5, 9 and 14 and 17, the cluster of goals to be discussed by the High-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) in 2017; and (2) Strengthening implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific, including the consideration of a draft regional road map for implementing the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific, with a view to strengthening implementation efforts…more

International Conference on Official Statistics

30/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The International Conference on Official Statistics; Challenges, Opportunities and Future directions (ICOS2017) is a joint initiative by the School of Economics and Business of the University of Sarajevo and the Institute for Statistics of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina that aims to bring together academics, practitioners and data users to present their research, share their best practices, and discuss avenues for development of official statistics in Bosnia and Herzegovina and globally…more

PARIS21 Annual Meetings 2017

04/04/2017 – 05/04/2017, Paris, France

PARIS21 is pleased to announce our 2017 Annual Meetings: Revisiting Capacity Building to deliver on the SDGs. This year’s meetings will take place 5–6 April 2017* at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris, France…more

United Nations High-Level Political Forum

10/07/2017 – 19/07/2017, New York, USA

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council, with the theme of “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”. The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, including Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, that will be considered each year: Goals 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, and 14…more

61st World Statistics Congress – ISI2017

16/07/2017 – 21/07/2017, Marrakech, Morocco

The biennial World Statistics Conference is the flagship conference of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and its seven associations. It brings together eminent statisticians and members of the statistical community from the five continents to present, discuss, promote and disseminate research and best practice in every field of Statistics and its applications…more