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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Understanding the world through Data

Data is essential to understand the world we live in, the decisions that are made regarding various political, social, cultural and economic issues and the impact they have on us. We know that these blog posts can help us approach national and local realities in a more comprehensive way.

Education must be reconceptualized and go beyond classes. It must be understood by all actors as the engine of society so not leave anyone behind. It must be inclusive and of quality.

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When data is made available to people in open formats that can be used, reused and redistributed freely by anyone it can have a positive impact in various fields such as policy design, improvement of public goods and services. Read the blog! 

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire society in different ways, however, and according to data, women have been more exposed  to social and gender inequality.

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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.

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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Water availability and quality: Critical for Sustainable Development

This infographic on water availability and quality in Latin America and the Caribbean, gives an overview related to SDGs 6 and 15.

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Civil society supports responses to the pandemic

Cepei’s Director, Philipp Schönrock, highlighted the role civil society has played in preventing misinformation and the production of fake news about COVID-19.

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Latin America and the Caribbean countries will learn about the relationship between measures response to COVID-19 and the targets of the 2030 Agenda

ECLAC and Cepei developed a joint theoretical-analytical exercise that presents the relationship between the national measures taken by LAC countries to address the effects of COVID-19 in meeting the SDGs targets.

ICESI University from Cali and Cepei signed a cooperation agreement to generate knowledge and confront the pandemic better

ICESI University from Cali, Colombia, and Cepei announced they have established a cooperation agreement to facilitate the generation and exchange of knowledge for response and recovery towards the pandemic.

COVID-19 Data & Innovation Centre: Visualize the effects of the pandemic and the potential solutions

The COVID Data & Innovation Centre is a platform where anyone can visualize real time information regarding COVID-19 response in low and middle income countries. Learn more about the launch.

Partners

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

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Reducir significativamente todas las formas de violencia y las correspondientes tasas de mortalidad en todo el mundo, es la meta 16.1 de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible #ODS 🕊️

Since February 16, 2020, many schools had to shut down in order to protect their students, teachers and staff so as to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic due to the accelerated number of confirmed cases around the world 🌎

https://knowledge4recovery.org/news/school-status-during-covid-19/

¿Cuál es el panorama del Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible #ODS16 sobre la paz y la justicia en América Latina y el Caribe?

Aquí algunos datos 👇🏼