Global Partnership announces Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development Pilot Funding

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data on Monday, July 18, announces a new multi-million-dollar funding initiative to support collaborative data innovations for sustainable development. As part of the Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development Pilot Funding, which is supported by the World Bank’s Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB), the Global Partnership seeks…

Global Symposium on Development Finance Institutions: Challenges and Opportunities for DFIs in a Changing World

19/07/2017 – 20/07/2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organized by the World Bank Group and Bank Negara Malaysia, the symposium with the theme “Challenges and Opportunities for DFIs in a Changing World” is intended to provide an avenue for various stakeholders of DFIs, which include government officials, regulators, DFIs, academia and researchers; to share, learn as well as exchanging of ideas on the global trends, current and future outlook, best practices & regulations, innovations and contemporary issues surrounding the development finance ecosystem…more

Africa Open Data Conference

17/07/2017 – 21/07/2017, Accra, Ghana

Organized by the Government of Ghana, Ghana Statistical Service, National Information Technology Agency, Ghana Open Data Initiative, Open Data Institute, Development Gateway, Open Knowledge International, GODAN, and Talk Africa, the 2017 Africa Open Data Conference is set to attract over 600 delegates drawn from all over Africa and the world at large. This auspicious event will push the leadership role of the private sector in supplying, using, and demanding open data; bring together brilliant innovators and visionaries to grow their networks, hone their success, and connect with sources of support; and introduce investors and donors to an expanding sector that seeks and supplies open data to achieve development goals in Africa and across the globe…more

April-June, 2016

As we approach the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development in July, significant attention is being placed on eliminating the gender gap in data, using available data to measure and track the SDGs, and promoting country and regional capacity. Below, we provide summaries of reports, blogs, and articles on the topic of the data…

January-March, 2016

In the first quarter of 2016, while discussions about the data revolution touched on its implications across different sectors and different countries, much of the focus remained on the challenges of making the SDG indicators useful to local decision makers. We provide summaries of reports, blogs, and articles on the topic of the data revolution…