"The 2030 Agenda: An Unprecedented Statistical Challenge"

The 2030 measurement framework presents challenges and possible unintended consequences for countries, their statistical systems and the broader information ecosystem.

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent the first ever democratically forged agreement on universal development. Although the goals were agreed by all UN Member States, the process of selecting the performance indicators was effectively delegated to the global statistical community. This means that statisticians are defining the meaning of the 2030 Agenda targets and will thus be the ones to determine whether the Agenda is ultimately pronounced a success, a failure or something in-between. 


The 2030 agenda

MacFeely, Steve

The 2030 agenda

An unprecedented statistical challenge
Berlin, 2018

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