Anti-Corruption Conference

01/12/2016 – 04/12/2016, Panama City, Panama

The 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) will be hosted by the Panamanian Government represented by the Autoridad Nacional de Transparencia y Acceso a la Informacion (the Panamanian National Authority of Transparency and Access to Information) and organized by the IACC Council and Transparency International, with the participation of the Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Libertad Ciudadana (Transparency International Panama)…more

African Economic Conference 2016

29/11/2016 – 01/12/2016, Abuja, Nigeria

Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the African Economic Conference (AEC) major theme is: “Feeding Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth”. The AEC 2016 will provide an opportunity to discuss Africa’s agricultural transformation by presenting the latest empirical evidence on how to leverage agro-industrialization for feeding Africa and promoting inclusive growth. It will also provide critical thinking on how policy-makers, development partners, the private sector, civil society organizations and the academia should support the planning and implementation of these industrialization strategies…more

Governing Council for the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific, Twelfth Session

28/11/2016 – 29/11/2016, Bangkok, Thailand

Hosted by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the twelfth session of the Governing Council for the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand from 28-29 November 2016. Additional information will made available soon…more

African Statistics Day 2016

Global, 18/11/2016

African Statistics Day 2016 will be celebrated on 18 November 2016. Each year Africa celebrates this day to raise public awareness of the importance of statistics in all aspects of socioeconomic life. The theme of the Day this year is “Strengthening economic statistics for regional integration, structural transformation and sustainable development”…more

International Monetary Fund Fourth Statistical Forum

17/11/2016 – 18/11/2016, Washington, DC, USA

The objective of these annual forums is to provide a dialogue between users and suppliers of data on relevant economic and financial issues. Managing Director Christine Lagarde will open this year’s forum, and the discussions will cover the following topics: Statistics and Financial Inclusion; Tracking and Tackling Rising Inequality; What Are We Missing? Activity Outside the Boundary; Emerging Data Demands; and Measurement in a World of Globalized Production…more

Open Data Institute Summit and Awards 2016

08/11/2016, London, United Kingdom

We’re entering a new era. It’s been 26 years since the World Wide Web was invented, and there are now more devices in the world than people. With this changing landscape, we’re having to get smarter and more innovative in how we connect with each other, our communities and our cities around the world. Hosted by Open Data Institute, this summit will be joined by governments, charities, banks, supermarkets and many more who are empowered by the web of data to become more open, more efficient and better connected…more

International Seminar on Data for Sustainable Development Goals: Data Disaggregation

03/11/2016 – 04/11/2016, Seoul, South Korea

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and Statistics Korea (KOSTAT) are organising an International Seminar on Data for Sustainable Development Goals: Data Disaggregation, to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 3-4 November 2016. This seminar will bring together international experts to discuss some of the challenges faced by national statistical systems in producing disaggregated data to monitor the sustainable development goals and targets and ensure no one is left behind. The main topics of the seminar include: national experiences and challenges in producing disaggregated data, innovative solutions to address the data needs of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and statistical capacity building initiatives aimed at reinforcing national statistical systems to produce disaggregated data. The discussions will contribute to a work plan or suggest project(s) to coordinate efforts to enhance nationally produced disaggregated data…more

The International Conference on Agricultural Statistics

26/10/2016 – 28/10/2016, Rome, Italy

The Seventh International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS VII)  is organized by the Italian National Institute of Statistics, in close collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). The theme of this conference is: Modernization of Agricultural Statistics in Support of the Sustainable Development Agenda. The Conference focuses on bringing together research and best practices in the field of agriculture statistics, in response to the changing needs and opportunities for agricultural statistics…more