The Partner Report on Support to Statistics (PRESS) analyses trends in aid for statistics in developing and emerging economies and advocates for an increase in funding for statistics to boost the chances of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Timely, reliable and disaggregated data and statistics are fundamental in guiding national policy making to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and leave no one behind. However, with only 7 years left to achieve the SDGs, significant data gaps persist and prevent us from accelerating action. Funding for data and statistics must be accelerated, and a rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the global funding landscape is needed. PARIS21 provides thorough and timely analyses on funding flows to guide partners in understanding where and how to best fund data and statistics to achieve national and global development goals.
Overall funding to data and statistics is likely to remain stagnant in 2020. Funding to frontier technologies is accelerating amidst declining system support. Within an increasingly fragmented funding landscape, this poses risks to long-term pandemic recovery.
Costa Rica is famed for its natural environment and progressive approach to environmental policy making, which has yielded inspirational success stories in recent years. But successful policy making needs to be backed by statistics that are comprehensive, timely and disaggregated. When the country came to develop its most recent national strategy for the development of statistics in 2022, ensuring that data needs were adequately represented and that gaps were identified and addressed was paramount. The country’s National Inventory of Statistical Operations alongside PARIS21’s ADAPT tool gave the granular detail to inform the NSDS.
The PARIS21 Partner Report on Support to Statistics is the most comprehensive annual analysis of donor financial flows to data and statistics. The aim of PRESS is to provide a full picture of international support to statistics. The 2021 edition is the first study to analyse the evolution of development data financing during the COVID-19 pandemic and features a new section on funding to civil registration and vital statistics.
This Partner Report on Support to Statistics (PRESS) 2020 provides the key facts, and evidence for more and better funding needs to development data. It includes a new section (Part 1) to provide a snapshot of funding to data and statistics during the time of COVID-19.
The PARIS21 annual progress reports detail the partnerships' activities and achievements throughout the year, including its country activities, capacity building, PRESS report and work alongside other partners such as through the Bern Network to ensure that financing development data remains a political priority.