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VGI Initiatives in Latin America

Share Experiences in the production of official data throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and join a community of professionals interested in leveraging the use of volunteered geographic information in the region. Those are the objectives of the webinar organized by the UN GP Regional Hub in Brazil to be held next December 6th.

From 11:00 to 13:00 (GMT-3 Rio de Janeiro), this free webinar is supported by IBGE, Nic.br, INEGI and UFPR, with simultaneous translation in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Registration: https://forms.gle/5WmsyUvPZx4Z22hNA
Agenda: pdf
We are available by email: hubbrazil@ibge.gov.br.



UN Youth Hackathon

The 2020 global pandemic struck, the world has been forced to rethink, redesign and innovate new ways of creating a shared sustainable future. This year, together with the United Nations Statistics Division, and the global platform regional hubs of Rwanda, UAE, Brazil & China, MGCY is organizing the UN Youth Hackathon



EXPO 2020

As part of the EXPO2020, the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Center of UAE (FCSC) will host a 3-day event in January 2022 organized jointly with the United Nations Committee of Experts on Big Data and Data Science for Official Statistics (UN-CEBD)



Statistical Conference of the Americas

The eleventh meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas, which will be held online, from 23 to 25 November 2021, is being organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Government of Colombia, through the Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE).
At this eleventh meeting, the Statistical Conference of the Americas will discuss two substantive topics: progress and challenges for the modernization of national statistical legislation and the consolidation of national statistical systems; and regional perspectives on the use of new methodologies and data sources for statistical production. The States members will also examine the outcomes of the biennial programme of regional and international activities, 2020–2021, of the Statistical Conference of ECLAC, endorse the establishment of working groups for the period 2022–2023 and elect the new Executive Committee of the Conference for that period.