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New Tools to Harness the #DataRevolution for Sustainable Development

  • Ford Foundation 320 East 43rd Street New York, NY, 10017 United States (map)

A celebration of #Data4SDGs leadership
and introducing
a new Data4SDGs Toolbox

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data cordially invites you to join us at a high-level event co-hosted by several of its proud members, including the governments of Colombia, Philippines, Sierra Leone and United States of America.

The event will feature a diverse set of high-level speakers representing international institutions, government, civil society and business. The Partnership will unveil a new Data4SDGs Toolbox and several of its members will announce ambitious new commitments to harness the data revolution for sustainable development. 

Introductory remarks: Professor Sanjeev Khagram, Coordinator, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Discussion I: Country Roadmaps

  • Patrick Saidu Conteh, Minister of State, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Republic of Sierra Leone

  • Simón Gaviria Muñoz, Director, National Department of Planning, Republic of Colombia

  • Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, Department of State, United States of America (invited)

  • Lisa Grace Bersales, National Statistician and Civil Registrar General, Philippine Statistics Authority, Republic of the Philippines

Showcase I: Introducing the Data4SDGs Toolbox

Discussion II: Scaling Up

  • Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Shamshad Akhtar, Executive Secretary, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (invited)

  • Giovanie Biha, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Showcase II: New #data4SDGs commitments & announcements

Additional presenters are still being confirmed. Email for more information.

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