ODW’s Director of Policy and Partnerships, Francesca Perucci, reflects on recent changes, trends, challenges and the potential for working collectively to use data and statistics to drive positive change.
It seems AI is making “open data” fashionable again. Initiatives like Google Data Commons are revolutionizing how people share and access information, but open data principles must be at the core of AI in 2024.
As we say farewell to 2023, members of the Open Data Watch team each summed up the year in just one word or phrase.
What is SDG Indicator 17.18.1? What does it do? Why is it important? And why did it take so long to establish this indicator?
Drawing on data from the Gender Data Compass, this issue brief finds six areas where the lack of disaggregated data is having major impacts related to climate change.
Data2X launches a new program on gender data and intersectionality in the context of development to answer questions about how to include certain excluded groups in measurement instruments, and how to address related legal, data governance, technical and financing issues.
At the halfway point of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it’s time to shift focus from persistent challenges to promising opportunities in the realm of gender equality. It is a truly exceptional moment to invest in gender data.
A Who’s-Who of leading civil society and data for development organizations, including ODW, have signed a letter that calls on world leaders to harness the power of data and unlock the data dividend for the SDGs.
Open data began as a movement to enhance transparency, accountability, and public engagement. It’s now evolved into a potent catalyst for sustainable development. As Ai reshapes societies, open data partnerships will play a pivotal role.
Open Data Watch (ODW) is thrilled to announce the newest member of our team, Francesca Perucci, an expert in the field of development data and the advancement of global data initiatives.