The world’s inability to monitor and contain the spread of COVID-19 is costing trillions. With such losses, budgets are tightening. Prioritized spending is critical. Funds and hopes are now focused on the arrival of an effective vaccine. But, once again, that won’t be enough.
A review of international databases finds that the coronavirus pandemic is affecting men and women very differently and may exacerbate gender inequalities without a concerted effort to fill crucial gender data gaps.
In anticipation of the research results later this year for the 2020 Open Data Inventory (ODIN), the ODIN website will get major updates based on a survey of user experiences and needs. View first round feedback and add your own.
Countries and citizens benefit greatly from opening official data for public use. But as governments collect more microdata about their citizens, how can data be released in a way that balances the right to public information with the right to privacy?
Today is Open Data Day 2020 as well as the end of the 51st session of the United Nations Statistical Commission. It offers a good occasion to reflect on the current state of open data and what’s next.
In April 2020, Open Data Watch commences the 5th Open Data Inventory (ODIN). The updated ODIN will feature much of the same features from previous editions with a few key updates.
1110 Vermont Avenue Washington, DC 20005 USA OPEN DATA WATCH IS SEEKING Short-term Researchers (full-time and part-time positions) Positions filled: Closing Date was 20 March 2020 Open Data Watch (ODW) is a Washington, DC-based, nonprofit organization promoting open data and the improvement of development statistics in countries and international agencies. ODW is…
The United Nations Statistical Commission, established in 1947, is the highest body of the global statistical system. It brings together Chief Statisticians from member states around the world and is the highest decision making body for international statistical activities, setting statistical standards and developing concepts and methods for their implementation at national and international levels.…
This set of 15 country profiles presents country-specific findings from Bridging the Gap: Mapping Gender Data Availability in Africa that examines the availability and quality of data for 104 gender-relevant indicators across six key domains: health, education, economic empowerment, political participation, human security, and environment.
Print version in English Version à imprimer en français Regional Workshop and Meeting on Improving Availability and Coordination Mechanism of Gender Statistics in Africa through: Improved capacity and Strong Gender Data Network and the Development of a minimal Set of Gender Statistics in Africa Accra, Ghana, 18-23 November 2019 AGENDA DAY 1 | 18 November…