2021 Highlights of Security Council Practices The Security Council branch at the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs have issued their online 2021 Highlights of Security Council Practices. It holds data on the number of meetings including numbers switched online, meeting attendees by gender and themes and content of meetings.
Ensuring Equal Access to Education in Future Crises: Findings of the New Remote Learning Readiness Index (UNICEF)The report introduces the Remote Learning Readiness Index to measure countries’ readiness to deliver remote learning in response to school closures or disruption of in-person learning. The index ranks countries’ performance according to a number of different categories. Access the […]
Education4Resilience – online platformSite created by UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO), in partnership with the Education Above All (EAA). It aims to provide free access to a searchable databases of resources, guidelines, and tools to help policy makers and teachers use education as a tool to build resilience including in post-conflict situations and during lockdowns. […]
This new data site is a direct outcome of the Secretary General’s Data Strategy, which calls for ensuring everyone, everywhere can discover, access, integrate and share the data they need. It comprises a catalogue of datasets that can be browsed or searched by theme. Note: some are not available to the public. Themes include mediation, gender […]
A new official gateway to explore data at country, sub-regional and regional levels on SDGs, Agenda 2063 and key socio-economic indicators for Africa. Explore by country or thematic profiles including health and energy.
Launched recently by the Afrobarometer public opinion polls, the scorecard series allows African citizens in individual nations to score their own country on how well they think it is doing in terms of sustainable development goals. These can then be compared with the official progress reports on the UN website.
United Nations Conference on trade and development has launched a new portal with data on the impact of Covid-19 on manufacturing, trade and foreign direct investment. It has 25 indicators. Including vaccine role out, stock market prices, exports, levels of debt, investment and trade.
The United Nations Network on Migration was launched recently It aims to provide a place where researcher scan access a variety of resources relating to worldwide migration including labour migration, border control and trafficking. It includes global and regional materials, links to a variety of UN and other major reports, networks of experts, events listings […]
A new website from The Office of Programme Planning and Finance Budget (OPPFB) and the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) of the United Nations. It aims to increase budget accountability by mapping and giving data on budget expenditure and programme outcomes.
The Cost of a Plate of Food 2020 (WFP)A basic meal is far beyond the reach of millions of people in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic joins existing food shortages and hunger according to this report from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The report highlights the countries where a simple meal such as […]