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)

Conference | Society in a data-driven world – Ensuring no one is left behind

02/04/19 Boulogne-Billancourt, France

PARIS21 is hosting a conference on the emergence of big data and disruptive technologies that are fundamentally transforming our societies and impacting our everyday lives. There are an increasing number of voices raising concerns about the long-term effects of data-centric societies on economic opportunity, gender equality, privacy and security that risk deepening the divide between those who benefit from new opportunities and those who are left behind. This conference will focus on the opportunities and challenges of digitalization, disruptive technologies and data for societies and individuals, and explore how they can be used for better policy design. (Learn More)

52nd Session of the Commission on Population and Development

01/04/2019- 05/04/2019, New York City, US

This event focuses on a review and appraisal of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and its contribution to the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. General debate will also address actions for the further implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development at the global, regional and national levels. (Learn More)

Ninth meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

25/03/2019- 28/03/2019, Beirut, Lebanon

The ninth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), will be held from 25 to 28 March 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon. The meeting is hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.

This meeting is the same format as the previous IAEG-SDG meeting. There is be a Members meeting taking place during the first day (25 March) and a Plenary Session taking place during the following three days (26 – 28 March). During the plenary session, all countries, international and regional agencies and entities, and other stakeholders are invited to attend.

The IAEG-SDGs was established by the Statistical Commission at its 46th session to develop an indicator framework for the monitoring of the Goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development at the global level and to support its implementation. (Learn More)