Workshop: Web API, Open Data and Interoperability (4th APAN meeting)

28/03/2018, Singapore

Hosted by GODAN, the objective of this workshop is to access to field and farm data becomes always more important for agricultural research. Collaboration between equipment producers, research and farmers is necessary. The session should assess the state of the art at this time and formulate requests for actions to improve data interoperability through common standards and agreements…more

Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development: Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies

28/03/2018 – 30/03/2018, Bangkok, Thailand

Organized by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development will engage member States, United Nations bodies, other international organizations, major groups and other stakeholders in highlighting regional and subregional perspectives on the theme of the high-level political forum in 2018, “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies”…more

Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development 2018

25/03/2018 – 27/03/2018, Bangkok, Thailand

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is convening the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD). The Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development 2018 will be a forum for civil society organizations to work together and consolidate their positions and recommendations for a regional sustainable development agenda. Asia-Pacific CSOs from different sectors and countries will explore common ground and actions, develop common messages and coordinate strategies for more effective participation in the national, regional and global intergovernmental processes on sustainable development…more

Data for Development Festival

21/03/2018 – 23/03/2018, Bristol, United Kingdom

The Data for Development festival is the inaugural in-person gathering of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. It is an exciting chance to exchange ideas with partners from around the world, generate new collaborations, and explore the impact of emerging technology on people’s lives. This event provides an opportunity to participate in numerous thematic events, network with the global data community, meet representatives of the Global Partnership’s new Board of Directors and Technical Advisory Group, and shape the partnership’s future…more

Tom Orrell

TOM ORRELL Senior Advocacy Advisor – Joined-up Data Tom joined Publish What You Fund in September 2015 as Senior Advocacy Advisor for the Joined-Up Data Standards (JUDS) project, run jointly with Development Initiatives. Tom’s experience lies in the links between the development and humanitarian, Internet and open data policy and human rights sectors. He has…

ODIN2016 in the News

Reactions to the Open Data Inventory (ODIN) 2016 are already making news. The consensus in countries seems to be, whether scores are high or low or in-between, that the ODIN 2016 results point in a helpful direction.

International Women’s Day

08/03/2018, Global

International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, is dedicated to reflecting on the achievements of ordinary women who have made an extraordinary impact in their countries and communities, and to celebrate the contributions of women all around the world…more