High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2019

09/07/2019 – 18/07/2019

Convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, the High-level Political Forum is the central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals. In 2019, the theme will be “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. A set of six goals will be reviewed in depth. The HLPF will also carry out regular voluntary reviews of the 2030 Agenda. These include developed and developing countries as well as relevant UN entities and other stakeholders. In 2019, 51 countries (10 for the second time) have volunteered to present their national voluntary reviews to the HLPF. (Learn More)

62nd ISI World Statistics Congress

18/08/2019 – 23/08/2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This global gathering of statistical practitioners, professionals and experts from industries, academia and official authorities provides an opportunity to exchange knowledge and establish networks for future engagements and collaborations. It his hosted by the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the Department of Statistics Malaysia. Through presentation and discussion of around 1,500 papers, this event will serve as a platform for knowledge sharing, understanding of statistical development and direction, and learning application of statistical science in researches and decision makings. (Learn More)

Country Engagement Reaches New High

In step with countries announcing commitment to improve the openness of official statistics, the ODIN team has redoubled efforts to assist with identifying available datasets and to strengthen mutual understanding of the practical challenges and benefits of the assessment methodology and the resulting scores.