PARIS21 Events at the UN Statistical Commission

PARIS21 Executive Committee Meeting 

Sunday 26 February, 10:00-11:00 EST- Closed event

This meeting will bring together members of the PARIS21 Executive Committee to reflect on the impact and priorities of the partnership at the midpoint of its 2021-2025 Strategy. 

6th Roundtable meeting of the Small Island Developing States

Monday 27 February, 13:15-14:30 EST, Room CD2-2330, open to SIDS & SIDS partners only

The 6th Roundatable Meeting of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will convene representatives of National Statistical Offices from SIDS and regional and multilateral organisations to exchange on the pressing statistical challenges confronting SIDS National Statistical Systems, with a focus on climate change statistics. The meeting will address key areas of data for climate action, update participants on ongoing initiatives in the SIDS, and formulate recommendations to address these key challenges.

Putting children at the forefront of National Statistical Systems 

Tuesday 28 February, 08:15-09:15 EST, Danny Kaye Visitor Centre, UNICEF House - Open event

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Children are often the most affected by the impacts of climate change, conflict and poverty.

Policies and programmes that ensure that children survive, thrive and develop to their full potential, while leaving no one behind, are paramount for sustainable development. 

Governments need high quality, timely data and statistics on the situation of children and adolescents and their wellbeing to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate these programmes and policies. Yet many countries lack the data systems to make informed choices.

Join UNICEF and PARIS21 for an engaging breakfast discussion to explore how to mainstream children's data in the statistics value chain.

Drawing on country experiences, it will unpack current challenges in the production and use of data and statistics on children and adolescents and discuss opportunities for strategic partnerships and scalable solutions for strengthening national statistical systems.

If you’re planning on attending the UN Statistical Commission, or if you’re in the New York area, please join us on the 28th of February at the Danny Kaye Visitor Centre (UNICEF House | 3 United Nations Plaza) for this event.

No registration is required and we will share a detailed agenda soon.

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Listening to National Statistical Offices: How can we ensure preparedness and resilience? 

Tuesday 28 February, 13:15-14:30, Room TBC - Open event

This session will reflect on the key findings from the survey on the Implementation of the Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data (CTGAP), conducted by the World Bank’s Development Data Group, the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNSD) and the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21). The session will provide insights into the priorities for National Statistical Offices and will highlight challenges and opportunities around human resources, technology and financing investments. It will also reflect on ways to strengthen the value of the CTGAP survey in the future. 



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