DATA FOR DEVELOPMENT

We generate knowledge and provide tools for the visibility, strengthening and potentialization of the use of data for sustainable development, to impact evidenced-based decision-making.

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DATA FOR NOW INITIATIVE

We coordinate the Data for Now initiative in Colombia and Paraguay through innovative solutions that promote the timely production of data for the measurement of the SDGs.

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¿What is Data for Now?

An independent initiative, led by eight countries, supported by the Global Partnership, the World Bank, SDSN TReNDS and the United Nations Statistics Division. The aim is to support National statistical Offices in working with internal and external partners to solidify access to timely data. With timely data, policymakers can make a better decisions to improve lives and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Visit the microsite where you will find updates on the activities we carry out as part of the initiative.

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Check out the details of the workshop on Water Information Systems in this infographic that presents the objectives and results achieved during the 4 virtual sessions.

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If you want to know how our workshop on poverty measurement in Colombia and geographic analysis was developed, here is a summary with the main elements: participants, objectives, photos and results.

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INITIATIVES

We represent the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) in Latin America and the Caribbean through the promotion of initiatives to strengthen inclusive data ecosystems.

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Progress and challenges in measuring the SDGs: GPSDD Latam partners meeting

In the framework of the 51st Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission, Cepei and the Global Partnership organized a working meeting with Latin American partners on the progress and challenges in the implementation of the SDGs.

BD4D is a network that promotes the use of big data for sustainable development through research and data analysis.

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The University of the West Indies and Cepei joined efforts to develop the BD4D Caribbean initiative

The University of the West Indies and Cepei organized two workshops in Kingston, Jamaica, on big data and data visualization for local private sector representatives, academia, statistical offices and data and statistics experts.

Data Republica is a data lab that promotes capacity building, evidence-based knowledge generation, and data ecosystems, linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Rebuilding Mocoa through data: using big data for decision-making

How can big data contribute to decision-making? Data Republica launches a new data story, with the support of Cepei, Telefónica Movistar and LUCA. On April 1, 2020, on the occasion of the tragedy that the Colombian city of Mocoa experienced in 2017, this story will be launched on www.datarepublica.org

In Cali, Colombia, the use of data is promoted to solve social problems

Cepei together with Telefónica Movistar, Esri, the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and the OSDAL Network, brought together 30 participants from different sectors for a workshop on early childhood data for the SDGs, where version 2.0 of datarepublica.org was launched.

Data for Now

We coordinate the Data for Now initiative in Colombia and Paraguay through innovative solutions that promote the timely production of data for the measurement of the SDGs.

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Governance and indicators workshop: “Towards a water information system in Paraguay”

As part of the activities of the Data for Now initiative that Cepei carries out, between May 28 and 29, we organized this workshop that sought to explore the governance and architecture of the Paraguayan Water Information System, focusing on the measurement of SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), as well as the management of natural disasters.

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LAC-Africa Peer Exchange on Administrative Data

Together with the Global Partnership, the Inter-American Development Bank and the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) of Mexico, we brought together 48 participants from 11 countries in Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss how administrative data (Routine data collected from services such as tax returns) can be used to reduce poverty and inequality. Learn more about the results of this peer exchange in our report.

EVENTS

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Governance and indicators workshop: “Towards a water information system in Paraguay”

As part of the activities of the Data for Now initiative that Cepei carries out, between May 28 and 29, we organized this workshop that sought to explore the governance and architecture of the Paraguayan Water Information System, focusing on the measurement of SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), as well as the management of natural disasters.

Training workshop: “capacity building on geographic analysis for poverty measurement”

In the framework of the D4N initiative Cepei offered a workshop to the National Administrative Department of Statistics of Colombia, with the aim of supporting geographic analysis capacities to measure poverty.

Peer-to-peer exchange on education: Colombia – Paraguay

On April 07, Cepei organized this knowledge exchange between Colombia and Paraguay on Education, as part of the activities of the Data for Now initiative.

HIGHLIGHTS

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Strategic partnership between DANE and CEPEI to promote the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs in Colombia

The National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) of Colombia and Cepei signed a memorandum of understanding to advance in the fulfillment of the development commitments of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.

Partners

We generate partnerships with organizations committed to the promotion of sustainable development.

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‼️Grandes noticias

nos unimos a @Data4SDGs una red global que trabaja en conjunto en la revolución de datos para alcanzar los #ODS.

Con esta alianza nos sumamos a los esfuerzos por construir sociedades más informadas y sostenibles.

http://www.data4sdgs.org/partner/investoria-foundation

🇭🇳 Martha Vicenta Doblado Andara, Secretary of State by Law, presented Hondura´s #VNR at the #HLPF2020:

🔹 We have incorporated the most representative Honduran actors in the implementation and monitoring of the #2030Agenda. #VNRsLatam2020

The Technical Secretary of Planifica Ecuador, presented 🇪🇨 #Ecuador´s #VNR at the #HLPF2020:

We aligned the #2030Agenda and the National Development Plan through 3 axes: "Rights for all"; "Economy at the service of society", and "More society, better state". #VNRsLatam2020