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 imust be inclusive and of quality.

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Financial transactions are a clear example of what administrative data is. These are a source of information for monitoring and closing information gaps of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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In the world, more than 1 billion people live with a disability. Now, thanks to updated and disaggregated data, it is possible to make visible the challenges and progress of this population, which is a fundamental part of the 2030 Agenda.

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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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CO2 emissions from the energy sector and renewable sources in Latin America and the Caribbean

The energy sector is one of the main responsible for CO2 emissions, which includes activities associated with the generation of electricity. The use of renewable energy sources is an alternative to guarantee the energy supply without compromising the actions carried out by governments for climate mitigation.

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The use of data helps to recover from the pandemic

The pandemic revealed that the use of data was necessary to respond and recover from it.

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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.

Partners

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

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¡Nuestros datos brindan información valiosa sobre cómo se ha transformado el mundo por el COVID-19! Conoce los impactos de la pandemia en los países del Sur Global, y las decisiones que están tomando para recuperarse de la crisis.

Visita: https://knowledge4recovery.org/data/

The global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic raised multiple issues in our societies and economies, while imposing more challenges to meeting the #SDGs established in the #2030Agenda.

https://cepei.org/en/documents/five-global-dynamics-for-sustainable-development-in-2021/

#SabíasQue... ¿El Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible #ODS4 es sobre la educación inclusiva y de calidad para todos?

👉🏻 https://cepei.org/documents/la-pandemia-y-el-reto-de-la-educacion-a-distancia/