SDGs Update

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    Chair of the Statistical Commission addresses the Economic and Social Council

    The chair of the Statistical Commission, Ms. Wasmalia Bivar of Brazil, addressed the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on 1 June during its Coordination and Management Meeting. Ms. Bivar, who provided her briefing by videolink, informed the Council that the Statistical Commission at its last session in March had agreed “as a practical starting point”

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    Sixth meeting of the HLG

    The sixth meeting of the High-level group on partnership, cooperation and capacity building for the 2030 Agenda (HLG-PCCB) will be held from 29 to 30 September 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. The main objectives of the sixth meeting of the HLG-PCCB are to review the Global Action Plan, review and discuss the status of preparation of

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    First United Nations World Data Forum to be hosted by Statistics South Africa

    New York, 19 August 2016 – Statistics South Africa will host the first United Nations World Data Forum from 16 to 18 January 2017, with an opening ceremony the evening of 15th January, in Cape Town. The UN WDF will bring together public and private measurements experts, statistical producers, information system specialists, and users as

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    Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    “World leaders have an unprecedented opportunity this year to shift the world onto a path of inclusive, sustainable and resilient development” – Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator. At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end

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