The State of Open Data & Statistics Roundtable

It has been nearly five years since the International Development Research Centre published The State of Open Data: Histories and Horizons. In their efforts to update their report and to foster a series of community dialogues on the current state of open data and how it fits into the broader data for development agenda, the, in partnership with Local Development Research Centre (LDRI), brought together experts from government, the private sector, civil society, and the international development community to gather perspectives on recent developments and issues in the use and impact of open data around the world – from data governance, artificial intelligence, and data protection, to climate action, statistics, gender, and health.
Open Data Watch led the session “The State of Open Data: National Statistics” whose panelists included experts from the Local Development Research Institute, the United Nations Statistics Division, the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics.
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