As the context continues to change in unpredictable ways, we need help in preparing for the next decade. We are very keen to get your views on the most pressing issues and exciting opportunities. The survey will ask about the problems you think we should focus on, the opportunities that you think exist and the mechanisms to overcome the problems and realise the opportunities.
Afro Peruvians, a minority group roughly 8 percent of the population of Peru, has been invisible in modern government policy for two reasons. First, ethnicity is defined by language groups and, therefore, subsumes Afro Peruvians into the Spanish-speaking population. Second, the government has been focused on the indigenous population as the most vulnerable while neglecting other minority groups.
Denmark has been selected by The World Bank Group (WBG) and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as host country for a new WBG-UNHCR Joint Data Centre on Forced Displacement.
While some aid experts say the delivery of better and more efficient services needs to be prioritized above data rights, especially in humanitarian contexts, others argue the issue is creating a growing human rights divide between citizens of higher- and lower-income nations.
While the United States is blaming China for overusing its economic supremacy, the fact is that China is still nothing more than a developing country.
Big data has raised big expectations among data users. Some users believe that real time data is readily available in large volumes, while official statistics are sparse and reported with a significant time lag.
World Data Forum
In June 2018, CEDA released the results of its first nation-wide poll of community attitudes to growth and development.
International Conferance on Sustainable Development.
The theme for ICSD 2018 is: Breaking Down Silos: Fostering Collaborative Action on the SDGs.
26 –28 September, New York
G-STIC is a series of conferences that aim to accelerate the development, dissemination and deployment of technological innovations that enable the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). G-STIC is focused on building knowledge bases and global expert networks to support the technological transitions that are needed for the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.
28-30 November, Brussels
From Social Media
New technologies are changing our ?, but millions still lack access to such basics as clean water and energy.
Thanks to #Egov, countries can use new technologies to reach those furthest behind. The August issue of #UNDESAVoice has the whole story. https://t.co/jmzGPCDwx5
UN DESA (@UNDESA) August 7, 2018
International Development Secretary @PennyMordaunt is in Ethiopia seeing how #UKaid is helping to create thousands of jobs in this rapidly industrialising country.#aidworks @UKinEthiopia pic.twitter.com/34zP72G34D
DFID (@DFID_UK) August 8, 2018
The #IATI Data Use Fund has just published an RFP on data quality and feedback mechanisms. Check out the @UNDP Procurement Notice for further details: https://t.co/s9vyuwiHJ3. We are looking forward to your submissions #data4sdgs
IATI (@IATI_aid) August 6, 2018