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Data Roadmaps for Sustainable Development: How Countries Can Harness the #DataRevolution to Achieve Sustainable Development for All

  • Conference Room E, UN Secretariat 405 East 42nd Street New York, NY, 10017 United States (map)



The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (“Partnership”), with the support of its members, will host a participatory and consultative multi-stakeholder training event featuring representatives from governments, civil society, international organizations and the private sector as part of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development’s SDGs Learning, Training and Practice 2016 track.

The training will focus on experiences, methods and tools in support of developing Data Roadmaps for Sustainable Development. It will provide a platform for sharing and learning about country-level needs, activities and best practices, and introduce the Data4SDGs Toolbox to guide action at the national and sub-national levels to harness the data revolution for sustainable development and pave a road to dignity for all by 2030.


10:00-10:05 10 - 10:05 Video: Data Roadmaps for Sustainable Development

10:05-10:15 Global Partnership Introduction (Sanjeev Khagram, Partnership)

10:15-10:45 Country Experiences:

  • Sierra Leone: Sheka Bangura, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
  • Colombia: Felipe Castro, National Department of Planning
  • Philippines: Lisa Bersales, Philippine Statistics Authority

10:45-11:00 Introduction of the Data4SDGs Toolbox (Aditya Agrawal, Partnership)

11:00-11:15 Discussion

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30-11:45 Module 1: Developing Data Roadmaps for Sustainable Development (Aditya Agrawal)

11:45-12:00 Module 2: Advanced Data Planning Tool (ADAPT) (Leslie Rae, PARIS21)

12:00-12:15 Module 3: Telco Data for the SDGs (Frederic Pivetta, Real Impact Analytics)

12:15-12:30 Module 4: Open Data for Sustainable Development (Laura Manley, Open Data Enterprise)

12:30-12:45 Module 5: Citizen Generated Data (Cassia Moraes, Civicus)

12:45-1:00 Wrap-Up (Sanjeev Khagram, Partnership)

Space is limited, so please RSVP below.

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