It's what's not mentioned that flashes: Twitter analysis of UN agencies' timelines

Over the past years, data financing partners around the globe have tried to highlight the importance of well-funded statistical systems especially in low- and middle-income countries to track progress along the SDGs and inform impactful policy. This campaign is put forward through multiple channels with social media arguably reaching the widest audience. With multiple platforms avaiblable nowadays, the most commonly used among those for purposes of communication in the international community has been Twitter. But how well are statistical agencies and partners doing in generating attention for their pivotal cause on Twitter? And how much attention do non-statistical agencies pay to the relevant question of development in data and statistics? An analysis by Yu Tian, Junior Policy Analyst at PARIS21, and Johannes Abele, Intern at PARIS21

Author 22.04.2022