The Cape Town Global Action Plan (CTGAP) was presented during the 1st UN World Data Forum in Cape Town, South Africa. It was subsequently submitted for approval at the 2017 United Nations Statistical Commission. The CTGAP calls for a commitment by governments, policy leaders and the international community to undertake key actions under six strategic areas:

  1. Coordination and strategic leadership on data for sustainable development

  2. Innovation and modernization of national statistical systems

  3. Strengthening of basic statistical activities and programmes, with particular focus on addressing the monitoring needs of the 2030 Agenda

  4. Dissemination and use of sustainable development data

  5. Multi-stakeholder partnerships for sustainable development data

  6. Mobilize resources and coordinate efforts for statistical capacity building

Having previously acted as Secretariat for the Busan Action Plan for Statistics (BAPS), PARIS21 supports the adoption of the CTGAP and looks forward to contributing towards its implementation.

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UN World Data Forum 2017 - Cape Town, South Africa

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UN World Data Forum 2018 - Dubai, UAE

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