Event recordings of the UN World Data Forum 2023 are now available on the UNStats YouTube channel under the UN World Data Forum 2023: Interviews and clips and UN World Data Forum 2023: Programme event recordings playlists as well as on Whova social networking platform, use code unwdfapril2023 to register or download the App (IOS | Android).

A quick snapshot of the UN World Data Forum 2023 can be viewed here.


The Power of Environmental Disclosure: Strengthening Data Ecosystems for Policymakers with Better Business Data

May 15, 2023

Kai Westwell

Pietro Bertazzi

Judy Howarth

Corporations are a major contributor to environmental change – so also critical players in our ability to stop it. Public companies are responsible for an estimated 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions; the operations of four major value chains account for more than 90% of anthropogenic pressure on biodiversity; and globally, 80% of wastewater is discharged untreated.

Closing the data gap on children with disabilities: The case for data harmonization and partnerships

May 15, 2023

Claudia Cappa

Jennifer Madans

Archana Dwivedi

An estimated 240 million children have some form of disability. Sadly, many of these children continue to be left behind. This, despite near-universal ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the call for action embedded in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and the principle of inclusivity set by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


UN World Data Forum webinar
Information Session: How to engage virtually with the UNWDF 2023

Wednesday, April 19 2023, 7:00 to 8:00 am (EDT)

The following key topics will be covered:

  • What to expect as a virtual participant of UNWDF2023
  • Introduction to the online event platform
  • Insights into how best engage in sessions as a remote participant, including network and connect with fellow attendees

UN World Data Forum webinar
United Nations World Data Forum 2023 – See you in Hangzhou!

Thursday, February 2 2023 , 8:00 to 9:00 am (ET)

The following key topics will be covered:

  • Logistics for travelling and staying in Hangzhou, including registration and visa process
  • Highlights from the programme, including high-level events
  • Outreach and communications around the Forum
  • Virtual participation in Forum events