Seventh meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

9 - 12 Apr 2018   Vienna, Austria
United Nations Industrial Development Organization

The seventh meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), will be held from 9 to 12 April 2018 in Vienna, Austria. The meeting will be hosted by The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

This meeting will follow a different format from the previous IAEG-SDG meetings. There will be a Members meeting taking place during the first day (9 April) and a Plenary Session taking place during the following three days (10 - 12 April). During the plenary session, all countries, international and regional agencies and entities, and other stakeholders are invited to attend.

The IAEG-SDGs was established by the Statistical Commission at its 46th session to develop an indicator framework for the monitoring of the Goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development at the global level, and to support its implementation.

Meeting objectives

  • Review the tier classification
  • Discuss the implementation of the guidelines on data flows and global data reporting and the development of a document on best practices in global data reporting
  • Review proposals for additional indicators
  • Discuss progress made on the work stream on data disaggregation
  • Share experiences on implementing monitoring of the SDGs
  • Other related issues

Application for participation of stakeholders from civil society, academia and private sector

UN DESA Statistics Division is facilitating a nomination process to identify representatives from civil society organizations, academia and the private sector to attend the plenary session of the 7th meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators, taking place in Vienna, Austria from 10-12 April 2018.

A volunteer Stakeholder Selection Committee will be set up to ensure broad and inclusive participation in the selection of stakeholder candidates. The committee will review all applications received through this process and determine a list of approximately 50 candidates to attend the plenary session of the Meeting. For more information about the mandate and the work programme of the Committee, click here. Apply for the Committee here by 9 February 2018. Please note that members of the Committee cannot be considered to attend the meeting.

To apply to attend the meeting and for more information about the application requirements, please visit here. The deadline for application to attend is 14 February 2018.

Application Deadlines:
  • Stakeholder Selection Committee: 9 February 2018
  • Application to attend the meeting: 14 February 2018

  • Apply for the Stakeholder Selection Committee here: Submit applications to attend the meeting here:

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