The community works with a number of partners including UN agencies, to support the advancement of SDGs reporting and the 2030 agenda, through the implementation of common open source tools based on the .Stat Suite.
This includes supporting the UNSD-DFID project that aims to improve the availability of national indicators, both in terms of support to increase the number of indicators available and by making them more accessible throug national data and metadata platforms for dissemination of the SDGs. The project involves 20 countries including Cambodia.
The community is bringing forth its existing knowledge, and its unique tools and experience to support a project, Advancing dissemination of SDGs and other indicators using .Stat Suite, jointly undertaken by UNICEF, PARIS21, UNSD and OECD, supporting together a number of NSOs including Cambodia with the possibility to extend to other countries in the near future. The project consists in developing an SDGs reporting platform based on the .Stat Suite, while simultaneously developing relevant capacities in the NSO’s. Data and indicators are playing a big role in the implementation and monitoring of progress towards the SDGs.
The project outcomes and lessons learnt have led to a proposal for Strengthening Data Management Practices at the NIS Cambodia and potential scale-up in more countries. Read the full report here .