PARIS21 2021 Annual Meetings: Data as a public good – Building resilience for a post-pandemic world


The closing panel will discuss the potential of data as a public good for a post-COVID-19 society. Building on the lessons learned in the regional sessions, the meeting will present diverse perspectives on how we can join forces to strengthen statistical systems to support better lives for all. The closing session aims to: • Identify and discuss the opportunities and challenges in providing data as a public good that lie ahead and the open questions that remain to be solved • Bring together lessons learned and good practices from three regions (Latin America, Asia & Pacific, Africa & MENA) • Look into the future provision of official statistics and data to support sustainable development All sessions will feature simultaneous translation in English, French and Spanish.