VNR Data Lab | Citizen-generated data to leave no one behind - Experiences from Asia-Pacific and beyond

19 Jul 2023, 8:00 - 9:00 am New York (EDT)   Conference Room 11, United Nations Headquarters

Hosted by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the Voluntary National Review (VNR) prepared by Member States and presented at the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on how non-traditional data, particularly CGD is utilized to support SDG monitoring and the VNRs for evidence-based reporting and will present country experiences from Asia and the Pacific and beyond. It will explore initiatives to improve reporting frameworks and harness the power of citizens to capture and share more data on the SDGs for the VNRs. Interventions will be made by civil society, government, and national statistical office representatives.


Resources for participants

  • Concept note and agenda (PDF)
  • Link to the meeting recording (video)


  • How does CGD support LNOB: A Collaborative on Citizen Data (PDF)