BETTER DATA. BETTER DECISIONS. BETTER LIVES.

A global network using data to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals - improving lives, fighting inequality, and promoting environmental sustainability.

Who We Are

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data is a global network working together to ensure the new opportunities of the data revolution are used to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  

Our Community

Our hundreds of partners from governments, the private sector, and civil society organizations are joining forces to take action, galvanize political commitment, build trust, and spur innovation in the booming data ecosystems of the 21st century.

Our Impact

Since our founding in 2015, our network has improved data to monitor and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, created incentives for new commitments to fund and share data, and enabled knowledge-sharing, bringing partners together to make change.

  

Ghana's Fight to End Poverty With Data

What happens when a country really invests in data to save lives?

 

A key partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, the Government of Ghana is committed to sustainable development underpinned by a deep focus on improving data to drive progress.

  

Mobile Data for Social Impact

With a median age of 19, and 444 million unique mobile subscribers, Africa is a young, connected continent.

 

How can data from mobile phones be used for positive social impact? In partnership with the Government of Kenya, GIZ Kenya, and Safaricom Kenya Limited, we hosted a mobile data workshop to discuss this and more.

  
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Data4Now

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Data4Now aims to increase the use of robust methods and tools that improve the timeliness, coverage, and quality of SDG data.
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Administrative Data Initiative

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Data4SDGs Press Fellowship to Ghana

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In May 2019 the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data held its first media fellowship, with a week-long reporting trip to Ghana.
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SDG National Reporting Initiative

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The SDG National Reporting Initiative was a two-year initiative to facilitate greater information-sharing on SDG reporting between international, regional, and local communities.
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#FundData Campaign

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The #FundData Campaign aims to increase global, regional, and national funding for SDG data, notably for education-related data. It has been designed to coincide with the 2019 High-level Political Forum (HLPF), to be held in July in New York.
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POPGRID Data Collaborative

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POPGRID brings together the international community of data providers, users, and donors who are collecting, supporting, and utilizing georeferenced data on population, human settlements, and infrastructure to monitor and achieve the SDGs.

About Data for the Sustainable Development Goals

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. Achieving and monitoring the SDGs requires the partnership of governments, the private sector, civil society, and citizens alike. It will require unprecedented amounts of data to ensure we leave a better planet for future generations.

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