United Nations Foundation

For Continuation Of Data2X

Overview
Data2X, an alliance housed at the U.N. Foundation, seeks to eliminate gender bias from the major data sources that are used to inform decisions in government, the private sector, and civil society. Data2X uses a collaborative, partnership-based model to promote gender data production and use by promoting the importance of gender data to key decision makers. Data2X also works with standard-setting global agencies to influence methodological standards and correct for bias. Goals for this grant period are to lay the groundwork for larger-scale change in key gender data production areas (women’s economic participation, financial inclusion, and big data), deepen understanding of the current state of gender data and actions that need to be taken, mobilize new actors or channels for funding, and improve Data2X’s capacity to tell the gender data story and mobilize new investments in gender data.
About the Grantee
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www.unfoundation.org 
Address
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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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