United Arab Emirates selected to host next Forum (Cape Town, 18 January) — The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum is concluding today with the launch of a global plan for better data to improve people’s lives, and new ideas and solutions to boost the collaboration, resources and policies needed to put it into action.
UN World Data Forum to launch new action plan and innovative data solutions to improve lives Over 1,500 data leaders from government, business, science and civil society to collaborate on challenges and initiatives
On the 10th January 2017, prior to the UN World Data Forum, Stefan Schweinfest, Director of the Statistics Division, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, briefed the media at the Spokesperson’s noon briefing as well as a WebEx briefing with UNICs in Pretoria, Lusaka and Nairobi. The inaugural UN World Data Forum is set to… Read More »
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA | 15 – 18 JANUARY 2017 UN World Data Forum set to kick off with ambitious agenda, launching innovative data solutions to improve lives More than 1,000 data leaders from government, business, science and civil society to collaborate on challenges and initiatives at Forum, opening 15 January in Cape Town
The 29th November of each year is significantly observed as the UN international Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. This follows the adoption of the resolution 181(II) by the General Assembly in 1947 partitioning Palestine into two states. That resolution provided for the establishment in Palestine of a “Jewish State” and an “Arab State”.… Read More »