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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.
Jonathan Glennie reflects on institutional innovation in an interview with the UAE Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority’s Malik Al Madani.
TReNDS releases a new report on the return on investment for women and girls when resources are put towards civil registration and vital statistics systems, part of “Why CRVS systems matter for women and girls” from the International Development Research Centre’s Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems.
TReNDS member Dilek Fraisl works for the Center for Earth Observation and Citizen Science at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), while at the same time pursuing her PhD in Social and Economic Sciences at the University of Natural Resources and Life Science Vienna.
Is real-time data for the SDGs possible in our time? Join TReNDS and the Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data in identifying indicators with the most timely data for sustainable development.