Launch of the Inclusive Data Charter
a side event at the High-Level Political Forum
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
7am – 9am
Breakfast served from 7am. Program begins promptly at 7.30am
This event will have sign language interpretation and is wheelchair accessible.
Millennium Hilton Hotel, One United Nations Plaza, New York

The Inclusive Data Charter aims to mobilize political support to improve the quality, quantity, availability, and financing of disaggregated data to support the 2030 Agenda’s ambition of leaving no one behind.  Between now and 2030, the charter will act as a mechanism to spur countries and organizations to accelerate action on data disaggregation and encourage others to do the same.

Keynote by H.E. Professor George Gyan-Baffour, Minister of Planning, Ghana
Claire Melamed, CEO, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, UK
Candido Astrologo, Assistant National Statistician, Philippine Statistical Authority
Mark Hereward, Associate Director for Data and Analytics, UNICEF
Eleanor Carey, Technical Manager, Data2X
Angela Kageni, Head of Africa Office, Development Initiatives
Verity McGivern, Agenda 2030 Advocacy Manager, HelpAge
Dominic Haslam, Director of Policy and Programme Strategy, Sightsavers
Salimata Bocoum, Country Director, Sightsavers Senegal
Mahmoud Mohieldin, Senior Vice President for the 2030 Agenda, World Bank Group
Dr. Grace Bediako, Head of the National Planning Commission, Ghana
Carlos Felipe Prada Lombo, Deputy Director, DANE
Rachel Snow, Chief, Population and Development Branch, UNFPA

The event will:

  • Introduce the Inclusive Data Charter and showcase the champions’ action plans for implementing its five principles;
  • Foster discussion around the charter’s vision of more and better disaggregated data, and how governments, international organizations, civil society organizations, and the private sector can leverage its principles to strengthen the data required to leave no one behind.

Learn more about the Inclusive Data Charter here and/or find quick info in the Inclusive Data Charter FAQs here.



Contributing Partners

DANE Logo - Informacion para Todos
The National Administrative Department of Statistics is responsible for the planning, compilation, analysis, and dissemination of the official statistics of Colombia.
Sightsavers Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Sightsavers is an international organization working with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people.
HelpAge International Logo
Non-governmental Organization
HelpAge International is a global network of organizations promoting the rights of all older people to lead dignified, healthy and secure lives.
Multilateral Organization
Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF and its partners are working hard to make the best, most practical use of data to drive results for children and young people.
Multilateral Organization
Supporting countries in the collection, analysis and dissemination of census data for development is a critical part of UNFPA's mandate. UNFPA plays key roles in coordinating technical and financial assistance for censuses -- support can include resource mobilization, the provision of chief technical advisers, training in technical communication and advocacy, operating publicity campaigns, as well as developing census budgets, road maps, and instruments, such as questionnaires and manuals.
Development Initiatives Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Development Initiatives (DI) is an independent international development organization that focuses on the role of data in driving poverty eradication and sustainable development.
Data2X - Partnering for a Gender Data Revolution
Non-governmental Organization
Data2X is a collaborative technical and advocacy platform dedicated to improving the quality, availability and use of gender data in order to make a practical difference in the lives of girls and women worldwide.
Statistical Service Ghana Logo
Ghana Statistical Service's mission is to lead the efficient production and management of quality official statistics in support of national development.
UK Aid from the British people
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty, building a safer, healthier, more prosperous world for all of us which is firmly in the UK’s national interest.