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Side Event on POPGRID at the 50th UN Statistical Commission


"Where We Live and Work: POPGRID Data Collective – Improving Population and Infrastructure Data,” a side event of the 50th UN Statistical Commission.


Conference Room 8
United Nations
405 East 42nd Street
New York, NY, 10017

This event is a side event of the 50th UN Statistical Commission, taking place at United Nations headquarters in New York City. It aims to provide an overview of POPGRID and engage attendees in conversation on new technological methods for population monitoring.

Speakers include:
Lisa Bersales, National Statistician, Philippine Statistics Authority, Philippines
Pablo Salazar Canelos, Regional Population and Development Advisor, UNFPA Regional Office in Panama
Homère Ngoma Ngoma, Economist and Coordinator of the Central Bureau of Census, L'Institut National de la Statistique (INS), Democratic Republic of Congo
Robert Chen, Director, CIESIN
Jessica Espey, Director, TReNDS
Claire Melamed, Executive Director, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Please note: UN ground passes are required.

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