Breaking down barriers to eye health in South Asia. Narsingdi district, Bangladesh © Sightsavers/ Reza Shahriar Rahman.
Breaking down barriers to eye health in South Asia. Narsingdi district, Bangladesh © Sightsavers/ Reza Shahriar Rahman.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development commits to leaving no one behind. In order to fulfill this pledge, we need more granular data to understand the needs and experiences of the most marginalized in society, and we must ensure that resources are being allocated to maximize outcomes for the poorest. Currently, too many people are invisible in data and too little data is routinely disaggregated.

While there are many technical and methodological challenges inherent in improving disaggregation, some of the largest barriers are political and financial. The Inclusive Data Charter (IDC) was developed by a task team of GPSDD partners to mobilize political commitments and meaningful actions to advance inclusive and disaggregated data.

The IDC advances the availability and use of inclusive and disaggregated data so that governments and organizations better understand, address, and monitor the needs of marginalized people and ensure no one is left behind. Launched in 2018, the IDC has quickly built momentum for inclusive data, garnered commitments from 20 diverse Champions, and supported them in accelerating and deepening progress. 

Inclusive Data Charter vision and principles (AREN, ESFR)

Inclusive Data Charter FAQs (AR, EN, ES, FR)

Inclusive Data Charter: 2020 report and monitoring round; 2019 report and monitoring round

Champions' Action Plans

Founding Champions' Action Plan Summaries

Governments

Colombia - National Administrative Department of Statistics

Cabo Verde - National Institute of Statistics 

Ghana - Ghana Statistical Service 

Kenya - Ministry of Public Service, Gender, Senior Citizens Affairs, and Special Programmes

Nigeria - Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals & Nigeria Bureau of Statistics

Paraguay - National Institute of Statistics 

Peru - National Institute of Statistics and Information 

Philippines - Philippine Statistics Authority

Senegal - Ministry of Economy, Planning and Cooperation 

Sierra Leone - Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education

The UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (see the UK's Department for International Development's IDC Action Plan)

The UK - Office for National Statistics

Zanzibar - Office of the Chief Government Statistician 

Organizations

CBM Global 

Christian Aid

Consortium for Street Children

Data2X

Development Initiatives

Equal Rights Trust 

Fundación WWB

HelpAge

Institute of Global Homelessness 

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

IOM's Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC)

Leonard Cheshire

Sightsavers

UNFPA

UNICEF

UN Women 

World Bank

  

Contributing Partners

Ministry of Public Service, Gender, Senior Citizens Affairs and Special Programmes
Government
The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Kenya promotes decent work and protection of vulnerable groups.
UN Women Logo
Multilateral organization
UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
GMDAC
Multilateral organization
The International Organization for Migration’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) was set up to respond to calls for better international migration data and analysis. 
INEI
Government
The Government of Peru's National Institute of Statistics and Information (INEI, for its acronym in Spanish) is responsible for regulating, planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the official statistical activities of the country. 
UK Aid from the British people
Government
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty, building a safer, healthier, more prosperous world for all of us which is firmly in the UK’s national interest.
MBSSE
Government
The Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary School Education of Sierra Leone's mission is to provide opportunities for children and adults to acquire knowledge and skills, as well as, nurture good values and attitudes for economic growth.
CBM Global
Non-governmental organization
CBM Global works alongside persons with disabilities in the world’s poorest places to fight poverty and exclusion and transform lives.
DANE Logo - Informacion para Todos
Government
The National Administrative Department of Statistics is responsible for the planning, compilation, analysis, and dissemination of the official statistics of Colombia.
UNICEF Logo
Multilateral organization
Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF and its partners are working hard to make the best, most practical use of data to drive results for children and young people.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre logo
Non-governmental organization
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.
Philippine Statistics Authority Logo - Solid, Responsive, World-class
Government
The Philippine Statistics Authority's mission is to deliver relevant, reliable statistics and civil registration services for equitable development towards improved quality of life for all.
Data2X - Partnering for a Gender Data Revolution
Non-governmental organization
Data2X is a collaborative technical and advocacy platform dedicated to improving the quality, availability and use of gender data in order to make a practical difference in the lives of girls and women worldwide.
Statistical Service Ghana Logo
Government
Ghana Statistical Service's mission is to lead the efficient production and management of quality official statistics in support of national development.
UNFPA
Multilateral organization
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.
Development Initiatives Logo
Non-governmental organization
Development Initiatives (DI) is an independent international development organization that focuses on the role of data in driving poverty eradication and sustainable development.
Sightsavers Logo
Non-governmental organization
Sightsavers is an international organization working with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people.
HelpAge International Logo
Non-governmental organization
HelpAge International is a global network of organizations promoting the rights of all older people to lead dignified, healthy and secure lives.
The World Bank - IBRD - IDA - World Bank Group
Multilateral organization
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.
Office for National Statistics Logo
Government
The Office for National Statistics is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and its recognised national statistical institute.
CSC
Non-governmental organization
Consortium for Street Children (CSC) is an international children’s charity fighting for the rights of street children worldwide. They are a global alliance raising the voices of street children at international level.
  

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