The United Nations World Data Forum (15-18 January in Cape Town, South Africa) brings together for the first time data producers, analysts and users from private, public, civil society and academic communities around the world. The Forum discussions focus on practical ways for data experts from official statistics, information systems, international agencies, civil society, the open data community and other key stakeholders to work together for sustainable development… (more)
Author: Open Data Watch
Open Data Watch is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded by three development data specialists. It monitors progress and provides information and assistance to guide implementation of open data systems. The Open Data Watch team has unparalleled experience in development data management and statistical capacity building in developing countries and is committed to making open data a reality in all countries and development agencies.