The Swiss Confederation, in cooperation with the United Nations, is organising the third edition of the United Nations World Data Forum 2021 (UNWDF), to be held from 3 to 6 October 2021 in Bern. With around 700 participants from 110 countries in the Swiss capital, this global and hybrid conference is crucial to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with high-quality, accessible, timely and reliable data. The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and the Head of the Department of Home Affairs, Alain Berset, are expected to open the Forum.
SDC and the World Bank are co-organising a public virtual event on the World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives and the role of data for development.
The Rendez-vous Bundesplatz side-events will start again on 1 September at the Bundesplatz. Come and join in with discussions on sustainable development prior to the United Nations World Data Forum.
No summer holidays for the Road to Bern - it’s business as usual! Discover the four events that were held in July! As always, we would like to thank our partners for ensuring that the events went smoothly and also all the participants who took part in these constructive discussion!
Organized by the Swiss Confederation, Facebook, UN Women and the UN Statistics Division, this Road to Bern event will be held on 25 August 2021 at 4pm (CEST) in a virtual form only.
The third stage of the Tour de Suisse will take place on 28 July 2021 from 16.30 to 18.30 in Lausanne Information are available in German.