on Tue, January 5, 2016 at 09.51 pm
CEB Data for Development Workstream
UNICEF introduced the topic by reference to the work-plan drafted by the CEB working group and placed emphasis on two key messages. First, it stressed that the data revolution, as a concept articulated in the “A World That Counts” report, highlights the fundamental global shifts already happening because of new technology and the data generated or enabled by this technology. The international system faces a huge challenge in adapting to this new reality. By harnessing the data revolution there is great potential for the UN system to deliver better results at lower cost. Secondly, within this broader frame, there are steps that can be pursued already, classified as quick wins, such as the four included in the proposed work-plan. Read more here.