The third UN World Data Forum will take place from 18-21 October 2020, in Bern, Switzerland. It aims to bring together data leaders from national and international statistical systems, academia, business community and civil society, among other stakeholder groups, to foster exchange of ideas, showcase innovations, identify solutions, discuss future strategies, and provide mutual learning opportunities. The Forum will have six thematic areas.
The UNWDF 2020 will be hosted by Swiss Confederation and Federal Statistical Office of Switzerland, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the guidance of the UN Statistical Commission and the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The call for session proposals is open until 31 January 2020.
dates: 18-21 October 2020
location: Bern, Switzerland
contact: UN Statistics Division, DESA