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.