Power of Data

The goal of our High Impact Initiative is to unlock the data dividend to drive progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Recent research shows an average return of $32 for every $1 invested in strengthening data systems in low and middle income countries.

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Register for the Festival de Datos 2023

The Festival de Datos will celebrate ideas and action to help people and planet, sparking new and impactful collaborations to unlock investment and drive innovation. Hosted by the Government of Uruguay, the festival will take place in Punta del Este from 7–9 November. Join us!

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Join us for the UN Datathon 2023

The UN Datathon is organized from 3-6 November in conjunction with the Festival de Datos. It will bring data professionals from diverse backgrounds to contribute data-driven solutions to the challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals. 

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Demanding a Fair Data Future: The #DataValues Manifesto

The Data Values campaign is a global movement to challenge power structures in data to ensure that we all share in the benefits from its collection and use. The #DataValues Manifesto calls for change in how we design, collect, fund, manage, and use data. Organizations, governments, and people must act now and together to create this change.

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