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April 2020

Talking Data Feminism with Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein

15 April, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Data2X for a conversation with Catherine D'Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein, the authors of the recently published Data Feminism. Data Feminism offers strategies for data scientists seeking to learn how feminism can help them work toward justice, and for feminists who want to focus their efforts on the growing field of data science. But Data Feminism is about much more than gender. It is about power, about who has it and who doesn't, and about how those differentials of…

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May 2020

Better Lives 2030: Mobilising the Power of Data for Africa and the World

19 May, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 21 May, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Avani Hotel, Mosi-oa-Tunya Road
Livingstone, 20100 Zambia

The 2020 conference organized jointly by the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS), the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the Republic of Zambia Central Statistical Office will be held from 19 to 21 May 2020 at the Avani Hotel in Livingstone, Zambia. With the title, Better Lives 2030: mobilizing the power of data for Africa and the world, the conference aims to bring together statisticians and those in government and academia who care about the value of statistics to society,…

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July 2020

The High-level Political Forum 2020

7 July, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 17 July, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
United Nations New York, NY 10017 United States

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2020 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 7 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020, including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 14 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020. The theme will be "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development ". In accordance with paragraph 84 of the 2030 Agenda,…

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October 2020

8th Global Forum on Gender Statistics

15 October, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 16 October, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Universal Postal Union, Weltpoststrasse 4
Bern, 3015 Switzerland

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) is organizing the 8th Global Forum on Gender Statistics under the Global Gender Statistics Programme and the guidance of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (IAEG-GS). This event will bring together around 200 producers and users of gender statistics from national and international statistical offices, other government agencies, international organizations, academia, civil society, the private sector, and the donor community. The Forum will be an opportunity to discuss ways to improve data…

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United Nations World Data Forum 2020

18 October, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 21 October, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Bern, Switzerland

The third UN World Data Forum will be hosted by Swiss Confederation and Federal Statistical Office, of Switzerland from 18 to 21 October 2020, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission and the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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November 2020

IODC 2020 International Open Data Conference

18 November, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 20 November, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Nairobi, Kenya

The 6th edition of IODC will be hosted by the Government of Kenya with support from the OD4D Network, IDRC, and the World Bank. The conference programme will be co-created with the community via an open call for proposals to ensure a diverse agenda of interactive sessions, workshops, and ancillary events. A special focus will be placed on building bridges with the broader data community, exploring how to bring the power of the newest technologies to some of the world’s…

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