Sessions and Topics

Thematic Area 1: Innovations on data capture including new actors in the SDG data ecosystem

- Innovations in data collection
        • Challenges and opportunities
- New data sources: big data (mobile data, search data, satellite images), citizen-generated data
- Making data available, updated, and real time

Thematic Area 2: From Stats to Stories: Scaling Up Data Storytelling

- Data journalism and communication
- Where are we now? SDG progress assessment
- SDG and policy analysis tools
- SDG accountability: Taking actions and setting priorities
- Data visualization

Thematic Area 3: Leveling Up Technical Cooperation for Building Capacity of NSOs

- Statistical capacity development initiatives
- Capacity development needs: NSO and donor’s perspective
- Role of statistical training, research and higher education in the SDGs

Thematic Area 4: Data Governance for SDGs

- Ensuring quality of data use in SDG monitoring
- Statistical coordination mechanisms for the SDGs
- Data interoperability (SDMX)
- Ensuring quality in the data collection
- Data reporting platforms
- Innovations in census and civil registration and vital statistics
- Data empowerment
- Data privacy
- Data sharing mechanisms

Thematic Area 5: Tailoring the SDGs for Capturing Intersectionalities

- Challenges in monitoring various disaggregation and their intersections
- Linking issues on the generation and compilation of SDG statistics to sub-national development priorities
- Methodologies in generating disaggregated data, measuring the vulnerable groups (e.g. small area estimation)

Thematic Area 6: Taking Action on the Sectoral Priorities (Social, Economic, Environment)

- Advances in the sectors
- Measuring the implications
- Development in the statistical methodologies for Tier 2 and 3 indicators

Note: This is a tentative list of sessions and topics to be covered in the 2020 ICSDGS.


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