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Deirdre Appel (Open Data Watch) shares key takeaways from the April 12, 2019 event “Resources for Data & Statistics: Transformative Opportunities,” a side event of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings.
In 2018, the Local Data Action Solutions Initiative (LDA-SI) launched a microgrant initiative to support learning from existing subnational SDG data initiatives, harnessing tacit local knowledge and informing a learning exchange. This post details the work of LDA-SI grantee Wolfs Company during the 2018-2019 grant period.
A new synthesis report and project overviews document the data localization efforts of LDA-SI microgrant recipients in Aruba, Brazil, Colombia, England, India and the United States.
The April 2019 edition of the Disaster Risk Reduction & Open Data Newsletter includes news on free open data to aid in tackling El Niño, strengthening Mozambique’s resilience to natural disaster, and more.
Jonathan Glennie asks, Can we counter the data counter-revolution? From surveillance to data governance, he examines the delicate balance struck between data and power.
The POPGRID collaborative, managed by TReNDS, CIESIN, and the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, played host to representatives from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Philippines, and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) at a UN Statistical Commission side event. Read a recap here.
A new research brief, written by Open Data Watch for TReNDS, addresses the complementary–and at times contradicting–pillars of openness and privacy in the realm of data sharing.
The March 2019 edition of the Disaster Risk Reduction & Open Data Newsletter includes information on the 50th UN Statistical Commission, news on Indonesia’s efforts to integrate flood forecasting into its meteorological early warning system, and more.
TReNDS Director Jessica Espey reflects on the Bern High-level Dialogue on Funding for Data for Sustainable Development and calls for articulating clear, compelling goals on data for development.
TReNDS is seeking a dynamic and talented mid-career professional to manage a series of strategic research programs relating to data science and new methodological approaches for monitoring sustainable development. Learn more about the role and how to apply here.