Billions of gigabytes of data are produced daily, but valuable data often pass into “data graveyards” — lost when most needed for evidence-informed decisions on pandemics, climate change, and energy and food insecurity. This report finds best practices to improve data use and impact.
The world is behind in collecting and producing the data needed to measure gender equality, slowing progress towards achieving this critical human rights and development goal. Will UNGA act to chart a new course?
Investing in data ecosystems that include gender is vital to responding to pandemics, climate change, and global conflicts. But closing the gender data financing gap needs a strategy to make funding to go further in a time of scarcity.
The growth and impact over the years of the Open Data Inventory (ODIN) would not be possible without the dedicated researchers behind it.
How can countries, development actors and other partners accelerate the pace to finance gender data? Research suggests three ways.
The push for Open Data has made phenomenal progress in the last five years, but are there risks ahead for National Statistical Offices, data users and partner groups?
Data portals are a primary gateway for evidence-based decision-making, monitoring, fact checking, and reporting. But not all portals have the upstream data management needed to assure coverage, access and use.
As shown by the Gender Data Network in Africa, knowledge exchange between countries is key to addressing capacity, funding, and other challenges to have data needed to reach SDGs.
This webinar identifies obstacles and opportunities of using official statistics data for fact-checking and outlines a cooperative strategy to curb the spread of misinformation.
Do the tools that measure the capacity and outputs of statistical systems answer compatible questions and provide consistent assessments? See this overiew of new comparative findings and recommendations.