Meeting the Moment: Unleashing the Transformative Power of Data for Sustainable Development by 2030

As we move into the second half of the 2030 Agenda implementation period, the world is off-track to meet the Global Goals.2 The need for transformational change to address the world’s most pressing development challenges is greater now than it has ever been. Here at the SDG Summit in 2023, we are at an inflection point. With the world coming up against multiple crises and concerning trendlines on poverty and inequality, armed conflict, human migration, global warming, and habitat loss, none of us can afford to shy away from the challenges we face.