Events


Fifth meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

28- 31 March 2017   Ottawa, Canada

The fifth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), will be held from 28 to 31 March 2017 in Ottawa, Canada. The meeting will be hosted by Statistics Canada.

This meeting will follow the same format as the 4th IAEG-SDG meeting, with a Members meeting taking place during the first two days (28 - 29 March) and a Plenary Session taking place during the second two days (30 - 31 March). During the plenary session, all countries, international and regional agencies and entities, and other stakeholders are invited to attend.

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Inter-agency Meeting on Preparation for the 2017 SDG Reports

1 - 2 March 2017   UN Headquarters, New York, NY

This meeting will bring together the focal points and other involved participants from the international agencies responsible for submitting storylines and data for the 2017 SDG global reports and the global SDG indicator database. The meeting will provide an opportunity to review inputs received by the submission deadline, review missing inputs and brainstorm content and main messages for the reports. In addition, it will allow an opportunity for agencies and the Secretariat to discuss how to improve quality and availability of data and review any measurement issues regarding the SDG indicators, as well as discuss how to move forward for future collaboration among agencies.

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First United Nations World Data Forum to be hosted by Statistics South Africa

15 - 18 January 2017   Cape Town

Statistics South Africa will host the first United Nations World Data Forum from 16 to 18 January 2017, with an opening ceremony the evening of 15th January, in Cape Town.

The first UN World Data Forum will bring together public and private measurements experts, statistical producers, information system specialists, and users as well as all other key stakeholders to discuss data for sustainable development.

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Fourth meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

15 - 18 November 2016   Geneva

The fourth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), will be held from 15 to 18 November 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting will be hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.

This meeting will have a slightly different format from prior meetings of the IAEG-SDGs, with a Members meeting taking place during the first two days (15 – 16 November) and a Plenary Session taking place during the second two days (17 – 18 November). During the plenary session, all countries, international and regional agencies and entities, and other stakeholders are invited to attend.

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Sixth meeting of the HLG-PCCB

29 - 30 September 2016   Budapest

The sixth meeting of the High-level group on partnership, cooperation and capacity building for the 2030 Agenda (HLG-PCCB) will be held from 29 to 30 September 2016 in Budapest, Hungary.

The main objectives of the sixth meeting of the HLG-PCCB are to review the Global Action Plan, review and discuss the status of preparation of the upcoming UN World Data Forum, and prepare the 2017 workplan of the HLG-PCCB. This meeting is open to HLG-PCCB members and selected issue partners.

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Global Preparatory Seminar for the UN World Data Forum

7 - 9 September 2016   Guilin, Guangxi Province

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of China and the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) will jointly organize a Global Preparatory Seminar for the UN World Data Forum in Guilin, China, from 7-9 September 2016.

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Fifth meeting of the HLG-PCCB

25 - 26 MAY 2016   Budapest

The fifth meeting of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG-PCCB), is being held on 25-26 May 2016 in Budapest, Hungary.

The main objectives of the fifth meeting of the HLG-PCCB are to review and discuss the Global Action Plan for Data and incorporate key points from issue partners, and further define the next steps in the organization of the UN World Data Forum, including an update by the host country.

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Third meeting of the HLG-PCCB

14-15 JAN 2016   New York

The third meeting of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG-PCCB), was held from 14-15 January 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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Second meeting of the HLG-PCCB

11 NOV 2015   Teleconference

The High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG-PCCB) held its second meeting via teleconference, on 11 October 2015, from 7:00am to 9:00am (New York time).

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Second meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

26 - 28 OCT 2015   Bangkok

The Second Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) took place on 26-28 October 2015 in Bangkok.

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First meeting of the HLG-PCCB

7 OCT 2015   Teleconference

The High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG-PCCB) held its first meeting via teleconference, on 7 October 2015, from 7:00am to 9:00am (New York time).

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International Seminar on SDGs

16 - 17 SEP 2015   Seoul

UN DESA's Statistics Division and Statistics Korea organized an International Seminar on Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges for National Statistical System, to be held on 16-17 September 2015 in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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First meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

1 - 2 JUN 2015   New York

The First Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) took place on 1-2 June 2015 in New York.

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