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United NationsWorld Data Forum

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dialogues to Shape the Future of Governments & lives of citizens worldwide.

The World Data Forum was inspired by a United Nations’ report titled “A World That Counts”, that a United Nations World Data Forum on Sustainable Development Data (UN World Data Forum) was needed to intensify global co-operation on Sustainable Development Agenda.

A rich global platform for dialogue, exchange and collaboration, bringing together thought leaders, innovators, government officials and the private sector, to achieve the transformational vision of a better future for people and the planet, set out in the 2030 Agenda.

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UAE Pavilion

UAE Pavilion

The UAE pavilion at the United Nations’ World Data Forum is a unique platform for data handling, which is the foundation for policy makers and decision-makers. The pavilion will offer WDF2018 delegates the opportunity to showcase global local, regional and global best practices in the world of data and who it harness technology to build bright and sustainable future.

UAE Pavilion


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UAE Pavilion

Where You Can Stay

Delegates of the UN World Data Forum can choose the following premium hotels for their boarding requirements during the conference and enjoy discounts and others UNWDF exclusive services.

A World that Counts

Improved use
of data

Improved use of data and statistics will be crucial to achieving the transformational vision of a better future for people and the planet, set out in the 2030 Agenda

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innovative solutions

Rapid expansion in new sources of data is creating large-scale opportunities for innovative solutions, which need to be integrated with strengthened official data mechanisms and structures

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UN WDF 2018 is the ideal platform for cooperation between various data professionals, such as information technology, geospatial information managers, data scientists, and users, as well as civil society stakeholders.

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We are proud to have the support of dedicated partnership with organisatoins that share our vision of shaping a better future for humanity throughout the globe. It is by the continuous collaboration and support of our partners, we are able to host the most impactful data event in the world.

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