The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a focus of the WHO’s World Health Assembly beginning May 19. Informing the debate: World Health Statistics for 2014 were published earlier this month.
More than 60 thought-leaders from the data for development community met in Washington DC to discuss how to implement the recommendations of the UN Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution. Conclusions focused on creative solutions at the national level. The event was also an occasion to celebrate PARIS21’s 15th anniversary.
We can only make women’s lives better if data are available to monitor their status. But, as highlighted in a report “Mapping Gender Data Gaps,” data are often incomplete and a concerted global effort is needed to improve the scope and quality of gender statistics. A roundtable hosted by Data2X (a collaboration of the UN Foundation, the…Details