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WBU participates at the UN World Data Forum

World data experts are meeting in Dubai to discuss innovative solutions to improve data on migration, health, gender and many other key areas of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

The forum is attended by representatives from international data sectors of national statistical offices, the private sector, NGOs, academia and international and regional organizations. The WBU is represented by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jose Viera. 

Over 80 sessions and parallel events are scheduled through the 3-day conference including discussions around the theme: "Leaving No One Behind: The challenge and promise of disability disaggregated data";  National Data Platforms for SDG Reporting; SDGs Data Challenges and Opportunities, etc.
Participants at the forum's session on "Leaving no one behind". Among panelists was Executive Director of International Disabili

Participants at the forum's session on "Leaving no one behind". Among panelists was Executive Director of International Disability Alliance (IDA), Mr. Vladimir Cuk (right)

More information is available at the UNDataForum website.​