OUR WORK POLICY ADVICE Working with a range of partners, ODW promotes data as a vital input for policies that seek to eradicate poverty, fight inequality, and promote inclusive, sustainable growth. We help organizations of all kinds around the world understand and respond to an ever-changing development data sector. Our policy advice work advocates for…
ODIN helps identify critical gaps, promote open data policies, improve data access, and encourage dialogue between National Statisttical Offices and data users.
This report highlights the main takeaways from a multi-stakeholder high-level political forum on navigating the challenges and maximizing the opportunities of making data open, accessible and properly disaggregated.
16 November 2018; 3pm CET
In this first session, we will be discussing capacity development; whether it has shown any sign of success and whether emerging approaches could yield better results.
The UN’s Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data (CTGAP) calls for urgent action on a global pact to modernize and strengthen national statistical systems in lower-income countries where, despite being under-resourced and under-staffed, they face increasing demands from data users and increasing needs to measure SDGs.
The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development is poised to transform the way governments, citizens, and companies do business. This report provides recommendations based on an assessment of the cost of the core statistical tools needed to measure sustainable development.
This podcast by DataJournalism.com and Open Data Watch covers topics ranging from the genesis of Open Data, to monitoring tools like ODIN, to issues of transparency, susustainable development, gender equality, statistical capacity, and COVID-19.
We rely on statistics for everything from forecasting the weather to monitoring economies and pandemics. This World Statistics Day, Open Data Watch highlights the most critical statistics from our areas of work and where we can improve.
More than 8,000 participants gathered in Vancouver, Canada for the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls – Women Deliver. IDRC, Data2X and ODW brought civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) into the discussions.
Open Data for Official Statistics Resource Guide Data have the power to save lives, end poverty, protect the planet, and transform our world, but only if they are open and used. Open official statistics, includes important datasets that decision makers need to create policies, design programs, and monitor results. Collected through censuses, surveys, and administrative…