IMPORTANT UPDATE for registered attendees: Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice is closed due to inclement weather tomorrow. The event will now take place in Two UN Plaza, room DC2-1684.

The entrance is on East 44th  St between 1st and 2nd Avenues.


Breakfast will be served. Networking from 9:45-10:00am. 

Monday, 4 March 2019

Nelson Mandela Room, Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice

Registration is now closed.

Where next for SDG data interoperability?, a side event of the 50th UN Statistical Commission, will introduce the practitioner's guide to joining-up data in the development sector to the official statistics community. Experts will explore what is needed to implement interoperability standards and best practices for SDG data, and collectively discuss with the audience further opportunities to collaborate in further developing the guide.

Speakers include:

Claire Melamed, CEO, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Francesca Perucci, Assistant Director, UN Statistics Division

Luis Gonzalez Morales, Statistician, UN Statistics Division

Shaida Badiee, Co-founder, Managing Director, Open Data Watch

Jonathan Challener, Partnership and Community Manager, OECD

Marie Haldorson, Director, Statistics Sweden

Yves Jacques, Information Technology Specialist, UNICEF

Rachael Milicich, Statistics New Zealand/FOC-FPOS