With growing interest in big data and data innovations, the value of traditional civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems risks being overlooked. As a key data source to monitor 12 of 17 SDGs and 67 of 230 SDG indicators, CRVS instead needs more political priority and financial resources.
November kicked off with the 8th meeting of the IAEG-SDGs in Stockholm, Sweden where a review of the classification of the SDG indicators and a discussion on progress for data disaggregation took place. This event was followed by the 7th Global Forum on Gender Statistics in Tokyo, Japan which further promoted the demand for better…
19 December 2018; 10:00-11:00 am ET
In this second session, we will be discussing connecting the dots between data production and data impact by highlighting lessons learned from recent research, strategies for increasing the use of data for decision making, and good practices on understanding and measuring use.
Return to the Measuring Data Use report online or download the PDF version with these Annexes. Annex 1: Recommendations for Improving Web Traffic Data The process of analyzing web traffic data for ten NSO websites and data portals revealed a number of opportunities to further improve the quality of data available through Google Analytics. These…
The effectiveness of websites or data portals maintained by National Statistical Offices depends whether data users are aware of their existence and contents, and whether they are monitored and managed to assure that users can readily find what they are seeking…
October was another exciting month with the World Data Forum in Dubai. The event brought hundreds of development data experts together and resulted in the Dubai Declaration, which calls for a boost in financing for data and statistics. ODW also launched a new report, alongside AidData and PARIS21, and our new website. If there is…
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Wednesday, 27 March 2019 at 10 AM ET
In this fourth session, we will be discussing why and how gender-disaggregated data needs to be collected, analyzed, and made openly availabile to unlock opportunities for women and girls and to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
16 November 2018; 3pm CET
In this first session, we will be discussing capacity development; whether it has shown any sign of success and whether emerging approaches could yield better results.
When vital life events – such as births, deaths, marriages, and divorces – are systemabtically recorded in CRVS systems, they provide proof of identity and legal status that are particularly beneficial to women and girls. They also provide sex-disaggregated demographic data for better policies and planning.