International Conference on Official Statistics

30/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The International Conference on Official Statistics; Challenges, Opportunities and Future directions (ICOS2017) is a joint initiative by the School of Economics and Business of the University of Sarajevo and the Institute for Statistics of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina that aims to bring together academics, practitioners and data users to present their research, share their best practices, and discuss avenues for development of official statistics in Bosnia and Herzegovina and globally…more


Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

29/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Bangkok, Thailand

Hosted by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), governments and other stakeholders will convene at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD 2017) on the theme of “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing Asia-Pacific.” As an inclusive regional intergovernmental forum, APFSD 2017 will engage member States, United Nations and other institutions, and major groups and other stakeholders in dialogue on (1) Regional perspectives on the implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including in depth review of the theme and SDGs: 1, 2, 3, 5, 9 and 14 and 17, the cluster of goals to be discussed by the High-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) in 2017; and (2) Strengthening implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific, including the consideration of a draft regional road map for implementing the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific, with a view to strengthening implementation efforts…more


Fifth meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

28/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Ottawa, Canada

Hosted by Statistics Canada, the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) meeting will follow the same format as the 4th IAEG-SDG meeting, with a Members meeting taking place during the first two days and a Plenary Session taking place during the second two days. During the plenary session, all countries, international and regional agencies and entities, and other stakeholders are invited to attend…more


Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development

27/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Cambridge, USA

The main objective of Leveraging Big Data for Sustainable Development, a course by Data-Pop Alliance in partnership with the United Nations System Staff College, is to enhance participants’ “Big Data literacy” in the context and in support of the data revolution and the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda by providing them with a deeper understanding, skills, resources, and connections to address the key applications and implications of Big Data in their work related to sustainable development, and as citizens…more


Workshop on Environment Statistics for the East African Community Region

27/03/2017 – 31/03/2017, Arusha, Tanzania

Organized by the UN Statistics Division, the Workshop will focus on discussing the progress in the implementation of the FDES 2013, developing a list of regional indicators, and reviewing of data availability for the environmentally-related SDG indicators. The countries will present the progress made in environment statistics since the project’s inception. They will also share their experiences by presenting the main challenges they faced and how they overcame them…more


ISI Regional Statistics Conference

21/03/2017 – 24/03/2017, Bali, Indonesia

The ISI Regional Statistics Conference 2017 is organized by the International Statistical Institute and its South East Asia Regional Network, together with Bank Indonesia as the co-host, in collaboration with Statistics Indonesia, Association of Indonesia Statistician, and Indonesia Statistician Forum. It brings together eminent statisticians and members of the statistical community from South East Asia and all around the world to present, discuss, promote and disseminate research and best practice in every field of statistics and its applications toward enhancement statistics to prospering human life…more


Financial Data Summit

16/03/2017, Washington, DC, USA

The momentum for U.S. financial regulators to adopt transparent, standardized data across their reporting regimes is well underway. Reliance on disconnected documents means investors, industry and the regulators themselves lose out. The Data Coalition is waging a successful advocacy campaign to convince Congress and agencies that it is time to modernize…more


International Women’s Day

08/03/2017, Global

International Women’s Day is dedicated to reflecting on the achievements of ordinary women who have made an extraordinary impact in their countries and communities, and to celebrate the contributions of women all around the world…more