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Launch of the SDG Report 2018

20 June 2018 - The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 reviews progress in the third year of implementation of the 2030 Agenda presenting an overview with charts and infographics of highlights of the 17 Goals, followed by chapters that focus in more depth on the Goals under review at the high-level political forum in July 2018. Follow the launch live on 20 June at 11am ET via webtv.un.org

SDG Data and Metadata Updated

20 June 2018 - The Global SDG database containing updated data on the official SDG indicators has been released in June 2018. Data were compiled though the UN System and other international organisations in preparation for the Secretary-General's annual report on the "Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals" (E/2018/64), its accompanying Statistical Annex and SDG Report 2018. The metadata repository containing the latest reference metadata information for the available indicator data has also been updated.
For detail information, visit the Global Database and metadata repository pages.

Launch of Open SDG Data Hub

As part of the Federated Information Systems for the SDGs initiatives presented at the 49th Session of the UN Statistical Commission, the Statistics Division has launched an Open SDG Data Hub to promote the exploration, analysis, and use of authoritative SDG data sources for evidence-based decision-making and reviews.

The 49th Session of the Commission

The 49th session took place in New York from 6‐ 9 March 2018.The draft report is available here .The 50th session of the Commission will be held in New York from 5‐ 8 March 2019.

2018 Statistics Division in Brief

The United Nations Statistics Division is committed to the advancement of the global statistical system. Read more

Meetings and events


Beirut    12 - 16 November 2018
Workshop on Environment Statistics and Information for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

Tokyo    14 - 16 November 2018
7th Global Forum on Gender Statistics

Beijing    15 - 17 November 2018
High Level Seminar on the Digital Economy - A Policy and Statistical Perspective

Rio de Janeiro    21 - 23 November 2018
Latin American and the Caribbean Regional Training Workshop in Brazil

Paris    26 - 27 November 2018
Third Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy Decisions

New York    18 - 20 June 2018
Forum of Experts in SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting
New York    16 - 18 May 2018
Fifth Meeting of the Expert Group on Environment Statistics
Port of Spain    15 - 18 May 2018
Regional validation workshop on International Merchandise Trade Statistics
Addis Ababa    14 - 18 May 2018
Third Regional Workshop of the Development Account Project on Strengthening Capacity for Post-2015 Monitoring
Rome    7 - 9 May 2018
Handbook on Accounting for Global Value Chains
Equatorial Guinea    9 - 13 April 2018
National Mission (Bilateral Consultations and Workshop) on Strengthening Environment Statistics for Improved Monitoring of Sustainable Development

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