Open Data for Development at the UN World Data Forum

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OD4D at the UN World Data Forum

Open Data for Development (OD4D) and our partners are happy to be participating in the UN World Data Forum happening from January 15-18 in Cape Town, South Africa. This forum is the first of its kind and will bring together data and statistics experts from around the world.

This forum offers a number of plenary sessions, break-out spaces, innovations labs, panel discussions and workshops. OD4D and our partners are participating in some of the panel discussions, and we encourage you to join us! These include a panel looking at opportunities and challenges related to data principles and standards, the case for long-term investment in civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems, and building consensus on the role for national statistics in open data initiatives.

You can find more information about these panels, including their objectives, speaker biographies, and more by clicking on the links below:

January 16th:

January 17th:

January 18th:

If you are at the UN World Data Forum – please stop by and participate in the discussions to learn more!