On the way to the UNWDF – why gender data and accountability matter

Switzerland and the UN Statistics Division organize a virtual event, on the margins of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2020  and the Road to Bern initiative.

The side event will:  • Provide an inside on the work of National Statistical Offices during the current COVID-19 pandemic; • Provide information on the virtual UN World Data Forum; • Give an inside on the gender topic related to data and statistics; and finally • Present the work of the Bern Network on Funding Data for Development and how more and better funding  can be reached.

Mr. Georges-Simon Ulrich, Director General, Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Ms. Francesca Perucci, Director of the UN Statistical Division and H.E. Ms. Pascale Baeriswyl, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations, among others, will be there to discuss those subjects. To learn more about this virtual event and its programme: https://roadtobern.swiss/event/on-the-way-to-the-unwdf-why-gender-data-and-accountability-matter/