#PNGData4Development Network

Good data needed

The United Nations believes accurate and up-to-date data is vital for monitoring progress, informing policy decisions and ensuring accountability to citizens.

These statements follow the launching of the #PNGdata4development Network website during United Nations Day 2017 Celebrations on Tuesday (Oct 24), marking the 72nd Anniversary of the United Nations.

Data network website launched

Richard Maru, Minister for National Planning and Monitoring, officiated at the launch on Tuesday, October 24, during the commemoration of the 72nd Anniversary of the United Nations.

“The Department of National Planning and Monitoring, in close consultation with other departments, and with support from the United Nations, is adapting the Sustainable Development Goals to our local context,” said Minister Maru during his keynote speech.