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The data revolution: finding the missing millions

Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:30 – 17:30 (BST) Overseas Development Institute A major new report by ODI’s Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme argues that quality, relevant, accessible, timely data is needed to allow governments to extend services into communities which until now have been blank spaces in planning processes. Conversely, the same data innovations can give … Continue reading

Cartagena Data Festival

20 – 22 April Cartegena, Colombia The festival will be live streamed There is a central global inequality which hampers progress towards development. At the moment, we know the least about the people who have the least. But these are the people who need the world’s attention the most. Turning global or national aspirations to … Continue reading

Leaving No One Behind: Tackling Inequalities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Thursday, 19 March 2015 1.15 – 2.45 pm EST (A light lunch will be served from 12.45 pm) (17.15 – 18.345 GMT)   UN Conference Room 8 (open for all), United Nations Headquarters, New York All welcome The event will be live streamed The concept of leaving no one behind is now firmly embedded in the … Continue reading

Through the people’s lens exhibition & panel discussion

Through the people’s lens exhibition Monday 16 – Friday 27 February. Admission free. All welcome.  This exhibition hosted at the Royal Geographical Society and in partnership with PhotoVoice showcases photographs and narratives by community memebers in China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nepal, Peru and Tunisia who were supported by PhotoVoice through photography workshops to share their views … Continue reading

FUNDS book launch

20 January 5.45pm Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London. The Future United Nations Development System (FUNDS) project is holding a book launch for our our new publication ‘Post-2015 UN Development: Making Change Happen?’ edited by FUNDS co-Directors, Thomas G. Weiss and Stephen Browne. Natalie Samarasinghe, Executive Director of UNA-UK, will moderate the discussion. … Continue reading

Global Health Technologies Coalition webinar

10 December 4 – 5.30pm Join Global Health Technologies Coalition for a webinar on December 10 to discuss pooled funding mechanisms as a resource to support and advance global health research and development (R&D). The webinar will present multiple perspectives on the topic and offer opportunities for Q&A with the panelists. Pooling Resources to Advance Global Health … Continue reading

Youth well-being: measuring what matters

4-15 December Wikiprogress invite you to join their online conversations on how the goal of youth well-being can be better incorporated into measurement and policy. Context The aim of this discussion is to map out the main issues for youth well-being and to identify organisations and initiatives working in this field. This discussion will provide the … Continue reading

Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Challenges and Prospects

24-25 November 2015 The Oxford Martin School Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations is organising a conference titled ‘Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Challenges and Prospects’ This two-day conference provides a forum for academics, practitioners and government representatives to evaluate the current debate and future shape of the post-2015 agenda from a … Continue reading

Development & Climate days: Zero poverty. Zero emissions.

6-7 December 2015 9:00 – 17:30 Country Club, Lima Hotel, Peru An ODI, CDKN, IIED and Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre event. For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, setting the world on a path to achieve zero extreme poverty and zero net emissions … Continue reading

Using Technology to Engage Citizens with Well-being Statistics – Perspectives from Official Statistics and Government

27 October 2014 09:00 – 17:00 OECD, Paris The use of technology to engage citizens with well-being statistics is a relatively new area, and the purpose of this workshop is to explore experiences and best practices from national statistics offices and governments. Context: The use of technology to engage citizens with well-being statistics is a relatively … Continue reading


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