The UN World Data Forum brings together data and statistical experts and users from governments, civil society, the private sector, donor and philanthropic bodies, international and regional agencies, the geospatial community, the media, academia and professional bodies. Data experts and users gather to spur data innovation, mobilize high-level political and financial support for data, and build a pathway to better data for sustainable development.
The UN World Data Forum 2021 will be hosted by the Federal Statistical Office of Switzerland from 3 to 6 October 2021 in Bern in a hybrid format. The outcome document, drafted by the High-Level Group on Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG-PCCB), will be launched on 6 October. See: Bern Data Compact for a Decade of Action on the Sustainable Development Goals
At the core of our Strategy is a simple idea:
We start with data action that adds immediate value for our organization and the people we serve.
With resolution 69/282 on 3 June 2015, the United Nations General Assembly decided to celebrate World Statistics Day every five years on 20 October.