United Nations Foundation

For Continuation Of Data2X, Including Big Data Pilots

Overview
Data2X’s work is intended to improve the availability, quality, and use of gender data for decision making, as a part of the Sustainable Development Goals framework and beyond. This grant supports Data2X’s continued work to advocate for greater attention to and investment in gender data, and to facilitate technical partnerships between gender experts and major producers of social and economic data. With this grant, Data2X will increase its advocacy capacity by creating a more robust communications and policy engagement function. In addition, it will expand its capacity as a coordinating body and platform for gender data partnerships, ranging from improved civil registration and vital statistics to better measurement of work and labor force participation.
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Grants to this Grantee
for the U.S. Climate Alliance  
The U.N. Foundation is the fiscal sponsor for the U.S. Climate Alliance, a bipartisan group of 24 U.S. states, led by their governors, committed to advancing leading-edge climate policies, including driving collaborative, multistate action that helps stimulate economic growth across multiple industries. Alliance states represent more than 60% of U.S. GDP, 55% of the U.S. population, and 40% of U.S. emissions. Recent analysis shows that the U.S. can reach its goal of reducing emissions by 50% by 2030 only through joint federal, state, and business action. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for improved data related to women’s economic empowerment  
With this project grant, the United Nations Foundation (UNF) will continue its work to analyze and compile existing data and identify data gaps related to key areas of women’s empowerment, as a core technical contribution to the Data 2X initiative announced by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2012. Leading a group of technical experts, UNF will identify data gaps that hinder gender-inclusive policy development. A near-term policy focus will be on establishing data requirements for the post-2015 international goal framework. With ongoing input from the advisory group, UNF will develop a plan of action that defines options for collecting and analyzing new and existing data for policy formulation and will identify opportunities for private-public sector engagement and collaboration.
for improved data related to women’s economic empowerment  
With this project grant, the United Nations Foundation (UNF) will analyze and compile existing data and identify data gaps related to key areas of women’s empowerment, as a core technical contribution to the Data 2X initiative announced by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2012. Leading a group of technical experts, UNF will identify data gaps that hinder gender-inclusive policy development. A near-term policy focus will be on establishing data requirements for the post-2015 international goal framework. With ongoing input from the advisory group, UNF will develop a plan of action that defines options for collecting and analyzing new and existing data for policy formulation and will identify opportunities for private-public sector engagement and collaboration. UNF will collaborate with the Post-2015 High-Level Panel process to provide recommendations from the draft plan to action.

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