June 2022 Open Virtual Meeting of the IAEG-SDGs

15 June 2022   

The IAEG-SDGs hosted a virtual meeting, “Data, COVID-19 and the SDGs,” on Wednesday, 15 June 2022 at 8:00 am EDT. The meeting was open to all countries, international and regional agencies and entities, and other stakeholders. Please go to the “Documents” tab for the presentations and the recording.

Resources for participants

  • Agenda (PDF)
  • The link to the meeting recording (Video)


  • Agenda item 1a: Overview of UNSC53 decisions and 2022-2023 IAEG-SDG workplan
    Karen Chavez, Colombia, co-chair of the IAEG-SDGs (PDF)

  • Agenda item 2: Measuring and communicating SDG progress: different approaches around the world
    a. Global excess deaths associated with COVID-19 | William Msemburi, WHO (PDF)
  • b. Better Data for Local Decisions in Times of Crisis: The Promise of the Curated Data Enterprise to Advance Sustainable Development Goals | Joseph Salvo, Institute Fellow, University of Virginia Biocomplexity Institute, Senior Advisor, National Conference on Citizenship (PDF)
  • c. Leaving no-one behind in national covid surveys: Inclusion of forcibly displaced in nationwide phone surveys, guided by the international recommendations on refugee and IDP statistics, a case from Djibouti | Harriet Kasidi Mugera, World Bank and Omar Moussa Ali, Institut de la Statistique de Djibouti (INSTAD) (PDF)
  • d. Update on UNECE's Road Map on Statistics for SDGs | Mary Smyth, Central Statistics Office, Ireland (PDF)
  • e. Indicator 17.17.1 | Fernanda Ruiz Nuñez, World Bank (PDF)

  • Agenda item 3: SDG progress and challenges: High-level Political Forum (HLPF) Goals under review
    a. Goal 4: Quality Education| Silvia Montoya, UNESCO-UIS (PDF)
  • b. Goal 5: Gender Equality | Ginette Azcona, UN Women (PDF)
  • c. Goal 14: Life Below Water | Kirsten Isensee, UNESCO-IOC, Dorian Navarro, FAO and Thomas Brooks, IUCN (PDF)
  • d. Goal 15: Life | Thomas Brooks, IUCN and Dorian Navarro, FAO (PDF)