The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) organized the Second Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) on 26-28 October 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). Dr. Atilla Karaman, Senior Researcher, Statistics and Information Department, represented the Centre thereat.
The IAEG-SDGs was established by the United Nations Statistical Commission at its 46th Session in 2015 to develop an indicator framework for the monitoring of the goals and targets of the post-2015 development agenda at the global level, and to support its implementation.
The Second Meeting of the IAEG-SDGs had the following objectives:
Review the list of possible global indicators;
Discuss the global indicator framework, interlinkages across targets and critical issues including data disaggregation; and
Discuss the work plan and next steps.
The video recordings of the Second Meeting of the IAEG-SDGs can be accessed from the below links:
For more information, please visit: http://unstats.un.org/sdgs