The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data supports partners at the national and sub-national levels in Colombia to develop and implement whole-of-government, multi-stakeholder data roadmaps for sustainable development.

In May 2017, the Global Partnership, together with NASA and the Colombian National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE - Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística), co-organized a workshop in Bogota, Colombia ‘Towards Integration of National Statistics and Earth Observations for SDG Monitoring.’ 

There are a number of other data innovation activities currently supporting sustainable development in Colombia. See below for blogs, partner activities, initiatives, and resources related to sustainable development data in Colombia.

  

Initiatives

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Data For Now

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
Data For Now 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

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
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Inclusive Data Charter

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
The Inclusive Data Charter was developed to mobilize political commitments and meaningful actions to deepen data disaggregation.
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Data Roadmaps

GPSDD Initiated | Resources Available
Data roadmaps support countries in developing and implementing multi-stakeholder data ecosystems for sustainable development.
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Environment Data Collaborative

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
Using earth observation and remote sensing data to protect the environment and improve climate resilience.
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Leave No One Behind Data Collaborative

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
Strengthening disaggregated data to help ensure that groups traditionally marginalized from development progress, are included.
  

News

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7:30 am July 17 - 9:00 am July 17, 2018
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9:00 am March 21 - 1:00 pm March 23, 2018

Data for Development Festival

21-23 March 2018, Bristol, United Kingdom
April 29, 2016

Colombia Welcomes the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data to discuss Data Roadmaps for Sustainable Development

Colombia welcomed the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data for a series of workshops and discussions on ways to harness the data revolution for sustainable development.
  
  

Partners

Lumos Logo
Lumos is working to end the institutionalization of children around the world by 2050. We work with international donors, governments, and communities, helping them redirect funds from orphanages to provide health, education, and social services, so children can be raised in loving families.
AKTEK Logo
AKTEK helps its partners in conflict-affected and fragile states, make sense of conflict, extremism, and socio-ecological resilience threats through easy to use, appropriate data-driven processes.
Ford Foundation Logo
Our mission has sought to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement.
Mapbox
Mapbox is a mapping platform for developers. Our building blocks make it easy to integrate location into any mobile or online application. We want to change the way people move around cities and understand our planet.
Bogotá Chamber of Commerce - Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá Logo
The Bogotá Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides services to businesses in the Bogotá-Region.
Foundation Center - Knowledge to build on
Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.
WORLD Policy Analysis Center
The WORLD Policy Analysis Center provides access to global research, data, and maps for sharing ideas and resources on social policies from around the world.
The World Bank - IBRD - IDA - World Bank Group
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.
CEPEI - Knowledge factory for the world we deserve
CEPEI aims to increase regional dialogue and information sharing, provide policy solutions, and insights on critical strategic areas so as to optimize the engagement in: governance, finance, and data for sustainable development.
GeoPoll
GeoPoll is the world’s largest mobile survey platform, with a network of 200 million users in Africa and Asia.
Inter-American Development Bank - IDB Logo
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) works to reduce poverty and inequality, to improve health and education, and advance infrastructure through financial and technical support for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CSF - Community Systems Foundation
Community Systems Foundation is a not-for-profit providing data management services to United Nations and government agencies.
World Council on City Data - WCCD
The World Council on City Data (WCCD) is the global leader in standardized city data - creating smart, sustainable, resilient, and prosperous cities.
IPA - Innovations for Poverty Action
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy non-profit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems.
PARIS21 - Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century
PARIS21 promotes the better use and production of statistics throughout the developing world.
CRGB - Connaitré pour mieux protéger la biodiversité tropicale
Data production for tropical biodiversity, dissemination, and use in low-income and lower middle income countries in West and Central Africa.
DANE Logo - Informacion para Todos
The National Administrative Department of Statistics is responsible for the planning, compilation, analysis, and dissemination of the official statistics of Colombia.
Center for International Earth Science Information Network - The Earth Institute - Columbia University
The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) is a center within the Earth Institute at Columbia University. CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences, and specializes in online data and information management, spatial data integration and training, and interdisciplinary research related to human interactions in the environment.
Natural Resource Governance Institute Logo
The Natural Resource Governance Institute helps people to realize the benefits of their countries’ endowments of oil, gas and minerals.
COSA - Committee on Sustainability Assessment Logo
The Committee on Sustainability Assessment is a nonprofit network of over 50 partners that develops data tools and research insights to accelerate agricultural sustainability.
Campaña Colombiana Contra Minas Logo
The Colombian Campaign to Ban Landmines is a social development organization that works in rural communities affected by conflict.
GODAN - Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition
GODAN supports the proactive sharing of open data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available, accessible and usable to deal with the urgent challenge of ensuring world food security.
Development Gateway - Solutions that empower
Development Gateway works to ensure governments, organizations, and citizens can access, understand, and apply data to achieve sustainable development outcomes.
TECHO Logo
TECHO is a youth-led non-profit organization present in Latin America & the Caribbean. Through the joint work of families living in extreme poverty and youth volunteers, TECHO seeks to overcome poverty in slums.
IBM
People, technology and innovation dedicated to making the world work better.
Facebook Logo
Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.
Dalberg Data Insights
Dalberg Data Insights builds bridges between private data and important social problems.  We create tools to interpret data and uncover solutions in international development, humanitarian action, and social impact.
 GEO - Group on Earth Observations
GEO harnesses the power of open data through the Global Earth Observation System of Systems for access to better information and decision making for a changing planet.
Global Pulse
Global Pulse is the United Nations Secretary-General's flagship innovation initiative on big data.
Tableau
Tableau helps people see and understand data. Tableau’s award-winning software delivers fast analytics and rapid-fire business intelligence. Create visualizations and dashboards in minutes, then share in seconds.
Cities for Life Let's Co-Create - Ruta N Centro de Innovacion y Negocios Logo
Ruta N develops various programs and services to facilitate the economic development of the city towards intensive businesses in science, technology, and innovation, in an inclusive and sustainable way.
Sustainable Development Solutions Network - A Global Initiative for the United Nations
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network connects researchers, practitioners, and policymakers around the globe to create and catalyze solutions to our world's most pressing economic, social, and environmental challenges.
Equal Measures 2030 Logo
Equal Measures 2030 is an independent civil society and private sector-led partnership which envisions a world where no girl or woman is invisible. By compiling data and evidence and providing analysis, we aim to highlight gender gaps in outcomes, measure progress for girls and women, and identify evidence-based solutions.
P - Paragon
Paragon is a global network of market research agencies, their clients, NGOs, academics & government partners, working together to bring the Market Research Industry services into the measurement & implementation of SDGs.
Telefónica Logo
Telefónica is a multinational broadband and telecommunications provider.
HelpAge International Logo
HelpAge International is a global network of organizations promoting the rights of all older people to lead dignified, healthy and secure lives.
Data-Pop Alliance
Data-Pop Alliance is a global coalition on Big Data and development that brings together researchers, experts, practitioners, and activists to promote a people-centered Big Data revolution through collaborative research, capacity building, and community engagement.
ISI
The International Statistical Institute (ISI) is non-government organisation with a long and laudable history as a key international professional association for statisticians. The ISI represents and connects the whole statistical community across the world with its mission to promote the understanding, development, and good practice of statistics worldwide.
GRI - Empowering Sustainable Decisions
With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the world’s most widely used standards on sustainability reporting and disclosure, enabling businesses, governments, civil society and citizens to make better decisions based on information that matters.
AidData
AidData is a research and innovation lab based at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia that connects resources to results for sustainable development. We combine novel data, rigorous methods, and compelling analysis to assess who is funding what, where, and to what effect.
iTM - for a better world
iTech Mission (iTM) is a social impact technology firm that combines strategic thinking and emerging technologies to provide innovative solutions that consistently break new ground for public good.
United Nations ECLAC Logo - 70 ECLAC For Sustainable Development With Equality
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations, was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world.
Laboratoria Logo
Laboratoria's mission is to become the leading source of tech female talent from Latin America to the world.
Together for Girls Logo - Ending Violence Against Children
Together for Girls is a partnership between national governments, UN agencies, and private sector organizations working to break cycles of violence, with special attention to sexual violence against girls.
UNFPA
Supporting countries in the collection, analysis and dissemination of census data for development is a critical part of UNFPA's mandate. UNFPA plays key roles in coordinating technical and financial assistance for censuses -- support can include resource mobilization, the provision of chief technical advisers, training in technical communication and advocacy, operating publicity campaigns, as well as developing census budgets, road maps, and instruments, such as questionnaires and manuals.
World Wide Web Foundation
The World Wide Web Foundation works to advance the open Web as a public good and a basic right.
Open Data Watch
Open Data Watch is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization that works at the junction of open data and official statistics, monitoring open data policies, measuring their success and impact, sharing knowledge, building partnerships, and offering strategic advice and practical assistance to national governments, international organizations, and other NGOs.
World Resources Institute
WRI is a global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.
USAID - From the American People
U.S. foreign assistance has always had the twofold purpose of furthering America's interests while improving lives in the developing world. USAID carries out U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free societies, creates markets, and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad.
GeoCensos - Mapeamos Juntos un Mundo Mejor
GeoCensos Foundation is an officially registered NGO working in the Latin America and the Caribbean region that promotes innovative projects in geospatial disciplines.
WINGU - Tecnología Sin Fines de Lucro
We love developing projects in partnership with other civil society organizations, that combine technology, open data, and agile methodologies which foster social impact.
Lynk Logo
Lynk provides a service that helps businesses update and protect personal data.
Open Data Charter
The Open Data Charter is a collaboration between governments and experts working to open up data. The aspiration was that data should be open by default, timely and interoperable. More than 70 governments and organisations have joined the movement.
IDEAS For Us Logo
IDEAS For Us develops, funds, and scales solutions that solve the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.
School of Data
School of Data is a network of data literacy practitioners, both organizations and individuals, implementing training and other data literacy activities in their respective countries and regions.
vizzuality.
Vizzuality is a world-leading data design agency that creates bespoke and compelling visualizations to help people tell the stories that matter to them and their communities.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre IDMC 20 Years 1998-2018 Logo
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the leading source of information and analysis on internal displacement. By telling the story of internal displacement, we keep the issue and the plight of internally displaced people high on the global agenda.
ONE

ONE’s 7 million members are critical to this work. They come from every walk of life and from across the political spectrum. They’re artists and activists, faith and business leaders, students and scientists. They take action day in, day out — organising, mobilising, educating, and advocating so that people will have the chance not just to survive, but to thrive.

Esri
Since 1969, Esri has helped organizations map and model our world. Our GIS technology allows users to effectively manage and analyze geographic information so they can make better decisions. As a socially conscious business, we are proud that our technology is used by many organizations who apply location-based insights to solve problems and make our world a better place to live.
VOTO - More Voices, Better Choices
VOTO is a Ghana-based tech startup and social enterprise. We make it easy for businesses, governments, and NGOs to share information and gather feedback through interactive SMS or voice calls in local languages – using mobile to instantly reach across distance, language, and literacy barriers.
C-Change
C-Change triggers business to make a difference and equip them to bring their purpose to life. We convene. We consult. And, most importantly, we are launching a technology platform that enables corporates globally to capture, share, and accelerate their impact through an innovative, easy to use, in-house portal.
SAP
As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.
Visualizing Data for a Better World
Data Act Lab is a team of development and interaction experts dedicated to using visualization to make the world a better place. We have 25 years of experience from global development issues, data visualization, and user interface design.
Kwantu
Kwantu is a social enterprise that aims to make development more effective.  We specialise in the development of management information systems for development programmes.
GDN - Global Development Network Logo
The Global Development Network (GDN) is a public international organization that supports high quality, policy-oriented, social science research in developing and transition countries, to promote better lives.