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Making the case for joined-up data: a data story from Kenya

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Making the case for joined-up data: a data story from Kenya

What are the benefits of joining up data? How could joined-up data help government departments and others monitor progress and direct future spending effectively? In this video ...

What are the benefits of joining up data? How could joined-up data help government departments and others monitor progress and direct future spending effectively? In this video - the second in our series on joined-up data - we use a data story from within the Kenyan Ministry o ...

Understanding interoperability: joining up data to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

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Understanding interoperability: joining up data to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

This presentation showcases the vital importance of interoperable data in planning and monitoring the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals.  

This presentation showcases the vital importance of interoperable data in planning and monitoring the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals.  

Data revolution needs to deliver for world’s poorest

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Data revolution needs to deliver for world’s poorest

This blog was originally published on Devex By Tom Orrell, Beata Lisowska It’s clear that measuring progress against the Sustainable Development Goals will require a huge amo ...

This blog was originally published on Devex By Tom Orrell, Beata Lisowska It’s clear that measuring progress against the Sustainable Development Goals will require a huge amount of data and that collecting these data will require a significant amount of effort. But should t ...

Taking joined-up data to the UN: engaging with the official statistics community

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Taking joined-up data to the UN: engaging with the official statistics community

It’s official, data is power – and there is now clear recognition in the international community that we need to harness it through modernising statistical systems and embracing th ...

It’s official, data is power – and there is now clear recognition in the international community that we need to harness it through modernising statistical systems and embracing the data revolution we are already experiencing. The UN Statistical Commission (UNSC) is ordinarily ...

Sustainable Development Goals, seen through the perspective of data standards

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Sustainable Development Goals, seen through the perspective of data standards

I have just completed the first of a series of discussion papers for our Joined-up Data Standards project. Finding a way to talk about standards in a language that is accessible an ...

I have just completed the first of a series of discussion papers for our Joined-up Data Standards project. Finding a way to talk about standards in a language that is accessible and relevant is an interesting challenge. Taking a broad overview of the new Sustainable Development G ...

Sustainable Development Goal 2: joining-up standards for ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture

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Sustainable Development Goal 2: joining-up standards for ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture

     SDG2 is an ambitious goal that combines the problems of hunger, food security and sustainable agriculture. It is perhaps not surprising that consultations on its content, ...

     SDG2 is an ambitious goal that combines the problems of hunger, food security and sustainable agriculture. It is perhaps not surprising that consultations on its content, led by the FAO, are ongoing and in February 2016 major changes are still being introduced. Ten of th ...

Monitoring the SDGs: getting the data to talk

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Monitoring the SDGs: getting the data to talk

How do the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs/Global Goals) differ? Where exactly are the gaps, overlaps and clashes between the two framew ...

How do the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs/Global Goals) differ? Where exactly are the gaps, overlaps and clashes between the two frameworks? How are national and international information systems going to manage the transition from mon ...