Percolate with The White House and The Opportunity Project

19/05/2016, Washington, DC, USA

Come learn how you can engage in the next iteration of The Opportunity Project by working with us to design and build tools that help close the opportunity gap in communities across the country.  We’re seeking collaborators, whether technologists, designers, community members, advocates or government to use federal and local open data to create user-centered digital tools to navigate neighborhood-level resources like quality housing, schools, jobs, transit options, and parks. We’ll be joined by White House Staff Drew Zachary and Aden Van Noppen to share highlights from the first phase of the program and ways to get involved as we scale…more

Cross Regional Forum: Agenda 2030 and the SIDS

19/05/2016 – 20/05/2016, Paris, France

The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) will be organising the Cross Regional Forum: Agenda 2030 and the SIDS: Strengthening statistical capacity and readiness with the goal of preparing Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to address the statistical demands arising from the Agenda 2030, SAMOA Pathway, and their own regional and national priorities. An important statistical concern of SIDS related to these agendas is the capacity and readiness of their statistical systems to produce the data requirements for monitoring and evaluation while ensuring a harmonised and co-ordinated approach for the implementation of both agendas…more