The second World Data Forum organized by the United Nations Statistical Commission was held in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 22-24 October, 2018.
The main objective of the second World Data Forum is to discuss the matters of provision of the sharing knowledge and experience in innovative approaches on the management of statistical production processes, development of constructive dialogue among all stakeholders for ensuring capacity building and demonstration of adequate reaction to the countries’ global challenges. Over 1000 representatives of national statistical institutions, international organizations, scientific unions, non-public research organizations attend the international event where they will share best experience actively participating in plenary sessions, innovation laboratories, and data sharing areas. The agenda of the three-day forum is built on six main thematic areas of expanded topics.