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The 49th Session of the Commission

Documents for the
49th Session of the Commission are now available. The session will be held in New York from 6‐9 March 2018.

United Nations World Data Forum 2018-Call for Session Proposals

01 November 2017 - The Programme Committee for the UN World Data Forum 2018 invites you to submit proposals for sessions to be considered for inclusion in the programme for the UNWDF2018.

Launch of the SDG Report 2017

17 July 2017 - The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017 reviews progress made towards the 17 Goals in the second year of implementation of the 2030 Agenda, supported by multiple charts and infographics.

First UN World Data Forum

18 February 2017 - The first UN World Data Forum was hosted by Statistics South Africa from 15 to 18 January 2017 in Cape Town.

Meetings and events


OECD Conference Centre, Paris    15 - 16 January 2018
International Forum on Migration Statistics
New York, USA    22 - 24 January 2018
National platforms for SDG reporting


Nairobi, Kenya    11 - 13 December 2017
Closing Regional Workshop for UN Development Account Project in Africa
New York    5 - 7 December 2017
11th Meeting of the Advisory Expert Group on National Accounts
Almaty, Kazakhstan    28 - 30 November 2017
UNDA10 - Workshop for EECCA countries, Mongolia, Russia and Turkey - Integrating non-traditional data sources in the production of the SDG indicators
Mexico City, Mexico    28 - 30 November 2017
Fifth High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management
Libreville, Gabon    27 November - 1 December 2017
Supporting the implementation of the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES 2013)
Hanoi, Vietnam    13 - 17 November 2017
Workshop on the Operation of Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems for East Asian Countries
Bogota, Columbia    8 - 10 November 2017
4th International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics: Data collaboratives and trusted data
Beijing, China    6 - 8 November 2017
Regional Training Workshop on the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting in China
Rome, Italy    1 - 2 November 2017
The Seminar on the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective (EDGE meeting)
Beijing, China    31 October - 3 November 2017
Inception Mission to China for the Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services project
Bogota, Colombia    30 October - 3 November 2017
Workshop on the Operation of Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems for South American Countries

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