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United Nations World Data Forum 2021

The Programme of the UN World Data Forum is organized around six main thematic areas covering a wide range of topics, and developed through an open call for session proposals.

The forum is designed to bring together representatives, users and producers, from various sectors working with data to support the implementation of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals. Contributions under each thematic area should showcase practical solutions and hands-on experiences, and contribute to delivering better data for evidence-based policymaking and address pressing issues faced by the global data and statistical communities.

Throughout the forum, participants will have opportunities to interact in a variety of session formats, including plenary sessions, round table dialogues, debates, break-out spaces, innovation labs and workshops, knowledge sharing spaces, exhibits and virtual forums.

Relevant sessions on migration include:

  • Stronger migration data and statistics for realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development (TA3.12) on Monday, 4 October 2021
Date: -
Location: Bern, Switzerland
Type of Event
Event Category
Main organizer/s
United Nations Statistics Division
Target Audience
Geographic Scope
Workstream Output
Regional Review Process
GCM Objectives
1 - Data
Cross Cutting Theme
International cooperation

*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).