Word Data Forum: Learning from open geodata platforms that worked in the midst of a pandemic
The side event will highlight the opportunities and challenges these geospatial platforms offer to better respond to the analysis and dissemination of COVID-19 findings using open data from (and for) stakeholders. It will also address the pros, cons, and challenges of data partnerships between different statistical communities.
- Javier Andrés Carranza Torres, GeoCensos
- Beth Timmers, IISD
- Grace Bediako, Ghana Statistical Service
- Luca Di Gennaro Splendore, Statistical consultant
- Olga Henker, Data Quality Conformity Organization
- Steven MacFeely, UNCTAD
Localizing the SDGs in Your Community
Panel discussion on how Canadian municipalities are aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals.
Virtual Fireside Chat: How Two Continents Are Working Together to Improve The Health Of The African Great Lakes
Did you know that scientists across North America and Africa are putting their heads—and expertise—together on issues including algal blooms, climate change, invasive species, fragile fisheries, to name but a few, to improve the health of the African Great Lakes?
AquaHacking Lake Winnipeg Final
Learn which innovative solutions to Lake Winnipeg's woes will take home the grand prize on October 20.
Report on the United Nations High-Level Political Forum 2020: Japan's Role in Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic and Achievement of the SDGs
UN officials, the business sector, academia, youth, and international media explore these questions explore how Japan can lead efforts to build back better.