Case studies in the 5 regions

What is needed to accelerate progress toward the SDGs

Data: Public-private data partnerships that improve their potential to help the world meet the urgency of the moment and achieve the SDGs.

Policy: Reactivate a global discussion and provide actionable recommendations to strengthen public-private data partnerships for sustainable development. 

What is a data action?

The different ways companies are supporting public sector data use and governance.

Data actions companies are implementing that contribute to sustainable development.

Data collection

Primary or secondary data that is collected and stored in a database

Data migration

Moving data from one (virtual) location to another

Data analysis

Generating insights from raw data

Data visualization

Collecting and formatting raw data and translating it into visually appealing formats


Project Members

Abed Khooli

ICT Specialist
Center for Continuing Education
Birzeit University

Helani Galpaya


Hernán Muñoz

Senior Data Policy Advisor

Jaime Gallego

Data Researcher

Luisa Córdoba

Strategic Partnerships Advisor

Maurice McNaughton

Centre for IT-enabled Innovation
Mona School of Business & Management

Muchiri Nyaggah

Executive Director

Philipp Schönrock


Tom Orrell

Managing Director

Participating organizations

Financed by

In partnership with

This work is supported by a grant from the International Development Research Center (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada. However, the views expressed herein do not represent those of IDRC or its Board of Governors.

With the support of

Our research partners are the Mona School of Business & Management at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, Local Development Research Institute (LDRI) in Kenya, and the Center for Continuing Education (CCE) at Birzeit University in Palestine.

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