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The PARIS21 and UNSD event aims to scale up innovation in capacity development for better data, based on new approaches to statistical capacity development.
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The 2nd International Forum on Migration Statistics (IFMS) is organized by IOM in partnership with by the OECD and the UN DESA.
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This event is a part of the Geneva Day in Davos, which will explore innovative solutions and new international governance mechanism, including in Global Heath.
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27 January 2020
The Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences is organizing a discussion evening on SDGs on 27 January 2020 in Bern.
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18 February 2020
Members and partners from SDSN Switzerland come together for the annual general assembly to find solutions for the implementation of the SDGs.
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Topic of the first dialogue is “Collecting data: How can big data contribute to leaving no one behind and achieving the SDGs? “.
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This event will explore how innovation, financing and governance can be better leveraged to achieve more and better data for the 'decade of action'.
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PARIS21, UNSD and partners are organising an event on 'More and Better Financing of Data for Development' during the United Nations Statistical Commission.
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During this information briefing & breakfast, the organizers, the host country and members of the programme committee will inform you about the next UNWDF.
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20 March 2020
The Swiss Academies will take part in Bern’s Museum Night on 20th March and will include in its programme the UN’s global sustainability goals.
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PARIS21 and the OECD are convening a webinar to discuss the issue of SDG alignment and corresponding data production and use at the country level.
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Topic of the second dialogue is " Data protection against vulnerabilities: questions of trust, security, and privacy of data".
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The event will focus on the question of where and how the human and social sciences can "generate" innovations.
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Topic of the third dialogue is "Sharing data: Economic, trade, and labour data: Identifying win-win solutions - Towards Data Commons."
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26 June 2020
SDS2020 brings together opinion-leaders, practitioners, decision-makers and researchers with interest in Data Science.
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As part of the `’Science after noon’ lecture series, Georges-Simon Ulricht, Director-General of the Federal Statistical Office speaks about measuring progress towards the SDGs.
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A virtual side event will take place on the margins of the HLPF 2020 and the Road to Bern initiative. Among different topics covered, it aims also to provide information on the virtual UNWDF.
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Providing timely accurate population & migration estimates and their implications for demographic changes in line with the vision of the UN75 global dialogues.
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SDSN Switzerland, in cooperation with the Swiss Federal Statistical Office, is organizing the event "Measuring progress towards the SDGs".
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The Energy Hackdays make a valuable contribution to energy efficiency. The aim is to use open data to create a sustainable energy future.
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The SEVAL congress is dedicated to thinking and discussion around participative evaluation, in particular on the relevant definitions, principles, methods and practices.
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The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is organizing a Stats Café on Financing Statistical Development. It will be held virtually from 12:00-13:00 (Bangkok Time, GMT+7)
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The Science Café Berne is dedicated to current social issues and enables a direct dialogue to take place between the audience and experts.
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National Development Planning experts from ASEAN Member States and Secretariat will exchange on practical solutions to accelerate SDG implementation.
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The Science Café Thun is dedicated to current social issues and enables a direct dialogue to take place between the audience and experts.
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Topic of the fourth dialogue is "Using data: How to make data user-friendly".
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The UN Global Working Group will conduct a webinar with the Federal Statistical Office of Switzerland on the topic of data innovation in official statistics. FSO has taken the initiative to include data science into the portfolio of its work. This will be for the benefit not only of the federal statistical office but also of other government departments.
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The virtual Forum is organised by the UN to discuss the 2030 agenda together, as well as data time during the COVID-19 pandemic, including topical issues related to data such as use, trust and leaving no one behind.
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The numbers bear this out: inequality has increased dramatically throughout the world. What does this mean for Switzerland and its development cooperation? [Event in German]
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The FSO introduces itself - the people behind the statistics and what businesses can learn. Discussions between the world of business and official statistics.
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In cooperation with the University of Bern, the Polit Forum Bern is organising a series of talks with leading sustainability research experts. [Event in German]
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Where does Switzerland stand in terms of sustainable development? What challenges does it face? Politics, administration and the civil society in dialogue. [Event in German]
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28 October 2020
Participants from all sectors meet at Forum ö for active cooperation, showing their commitment to resilient, sustainable economic growth.
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In cooperation with the University of Bern, the Polit Forum Bern is organising a series of talks with leading sustainability research experts. [Event in German]
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SDSN Switzerland is organising a podium discussion with partners and asks what role individuals can play in achieving the goals. [Event switching between German and French; ]
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How space technologies contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and what challenges arise in the long-term use of outer space. [Event in German and English]
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The importance of statistics in the fight against violence against women and girls will be discussed by the federal administration, the police and civil society. [Event switching between German and French]
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This event will discuss the contribution of the private sector to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and how companies can be themselves more sustainable. [Event in English]
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Data 2025 aims to boost understanding of what data is based on technical and economic realities, starting today and looking to the opportunities and challenges of new tech in the year 2025.
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12 February 2021
The purpose of the event will be to take stock of the latest developments and progress in implementing the Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data (CTGAP) and the Dubai Declaration.
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The next *On Data And Design* session will present three different talks around the topic of the SDGs taking place over a YouTube live stream on Feb. 17th at 6pm CET.
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18 February 2021
The webinar "Bern 2021 and a forward look at the UN World Data Forum" will discuss combining the benefits of open access from the virtual format with the more interpersonal nature of holding an in-person event.
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The Federal Office for Gender Equality and the Council of Europe are organising an online side event on 15 March 2021, from 16:30 to 17:45 on violence against women.
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The 5th Dialogue of the Road to Bern via Geneva, organized by the EPFL and the World Bank Group, will take place online on March 25th!
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Within ECLAC's Statistical Conference of the Americas, DANE and CEPEI will launch a series of 5 webinars titled "From LAC to Bern"
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18 May 2021
The 33rd Meeting of the Sustainable Development Forum will be held in Bern on 18th May 2021.
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The 6th Dialogue of the Road to Bern via Geneva on Environmental Data co-organized with UNEP, WTO and the Geneva Environment Network, will take place on 19 May.
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Come and talk with Jacques Ducrest, Federal Council delegate for the 2030 Agenda to learn more about sustainable development and turn the SDG wheel to test your knowledge!
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9 June 2021
The event “Regional conference on regional accounts” will take place on 9-10 June between 11am and 14am, in Mali and online. More information:
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How data and technology can work together to improve the quality of life in cities? Our fantastic panelists and guests will cover this topic at the event in Warsaw on 17 June 2021.
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18 June 2021
The event “Challenges and opportunities in strengthening official local statistics: Madagascar-Switzerland discussions” will take place on 18 June between 9am and 11am, in Madagascar and online.
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Sharing experiences to identify the concrete benefits of non traditional data sources, gaps (capacity building and financing) and opportunities
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This “Road to Bern” webinar is organized together with the UN World Data Forum and the UN Global Network of Data Officers and Statisticians.
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2 July 2021
The second stage of the Tour de Suisse will take place on 2 juillet 2021 from 15.00 to 17.00 in Zürich. Information available in German.
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Switzerland's official side-event to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development will address sustainable development through a transversal, cross-sectoral and cross-societal perspective.
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The 2021 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development‘s Side event is jointly organized by the UNSD, PARIS21, Open Data Watch, HLG-PCCB and Switzerland. It will take place online on the 15th July.
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The third stage of the Tour de Suisse will take place on 28 July 2021 from 16.30 to 18.30 in Lausanne Information is available in German.
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17 August 2021
The event will allow panelists from different sectors of the data community to share their best practices in the construction of multi-satkeholder data partnerships
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This event 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.
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28 August 2021
The FSO invites you to its premises to discover the role of official statistics, particularly in the measurement of sustainable development.
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The central topic of the event is the State’s role in Switzerland's data and information ecosystem. [Event in German]
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Due to the extraordinary situation, the Swiss Statistics Days 2020 have been postponed to 2021. The theme will remain the same; Dati: da tutti per tutti? - Data: from all for all? The exact dates will be communicated here in due course.
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Produce, consume, throw away - this form of economic activity is a one-way street and has caused the worldwide plastics crisis. Experts will discuss approaches and solutions according to the motto of F. Dürrenmatt: "What concerns everyone, only everyone can solve". [Event in German]
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Rosstat and the Swiss Confederation are organising the Moscow Road to Bern event in the run-up to the 3rd United Nations World Data Forum in October 2021. The event will take place on September 10, 2021, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (EST).
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SDC and the World Bank are co-organising a public virtual event to present the World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Livesand discuss the role of data for development.
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How do we get to a climate-neutral, fair and sustainable diet? [Event in German]
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This panel will present the opportunities and challenges of the private sector's contribution to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in connection with Switzerland's international cooperation. [Event switching between German and French]
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Share experiences to underline the relevance of data literacy strategies and data journalism in enabling evidence-based decisions.
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Join us to get a better picture of the role, but also of the challenges and limitations of international cooperation. [Event in German]
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The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) is organizing the 8th Global Forum on Gender Statistics. This event will take place in Bern, on the 15-16. October 2020.