Combining data produced by private entities with official statistics: the Gender Statistics Case

Organized by the Swiss Confederation (Project Road to Bern / UNWDF, FSO and the Federal Office for Gender equality (FOGE)), Facebook, UN Women and the UN Statistics Division. this event will be held on 25 August 2021 at 4pm (CEST) in a virtual form only. It represents the starting point of a discussion between the different stakeholders that will continue at the online Global Forum on Gender Statistics as well as at the hybrid UN World Data Forum (UNWDF) in September and October. The objective is to highlight the work done by the different producers and important, to present joint work done in the previous months (e.g. Project conducted in Africa: Using FB data and official data by an NGO or University). Anna Lerner (Facebook) and Papa Seck (Chief Statistician, UN Women) will bring the perspective of their respective organisations during the introduction. During the event, other speakers will discuss and give concrete examples to combine private and official data. To learn more about this event and see the full agenda: Combining data produced by private entities with official statistics: the Gender Statistics Case – Road to Bern