UN Data Forum preparations gather momentum

January 10, 2017 3:35 pm18 comments

downloadJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE inaugural United Nations World Data Forum has been launched in Johannesburg.
It is set to kick off on Monday at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, with an ambitious agenda aiming to build broad consensus on how to harness the power of data for sustainable development, and boost the collaboration and resources needed to carry the work forward.
Over 1 500 data leaders and experts from more than 100 countries are expected to come together at the forum, including from national statistical offices, the private sector and scientific community, international organizations, and civil society groups, as well as political leaders and sustainable development advocates.
The event will end on Thursday.
– CAJ News


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