The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data supports country partners at the national and sub-national levels in Colombia to develop and implement whole-of-government, multi-stakeholder data roadmaps for sustainable development.

In May 2017, the Global Partnership, together with NASA and the Colombian National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE - Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística), co-organized a workshop in Bogota, Colombia ‘Towards Integration of National Statistics and Earth Observations for SDG Monitoring.’ 

There are a number of other data innovation activities currently supporting sustainable development in Colombia. See below for blogs, partner activities, initiatives, and resources related to sustainable development data in Colombia.

  

Initiatives

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Inclusive Data Charter

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
The Inclusive Data Charter was developed to mobilize political commitments and meaningful actions to deepen data disaggregation.
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Data Roadmaps

GPSDD Initiated | Resources Available
Data roadmaps support countries in developing and implementing multi-stakeholder data ecosystems for sustainable development.
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Environment Data Collaborative

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
Using earth observation and remote sensing data to protect the environment and improve climate resilience.
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Leave No One Behind Data Collaborative

Looking for Partners | Resources Available
Strengthening disaggregated data to help ensure that groups traditionally marginalized from development progress, are included.
  
  

Resources

Leave No One Behind | Principles and Standards

Inclusive Data Charter FAQs

Training and Capacity Building

DataRepública

  

Partners

UNFPA
Multilateral Organization
Supporting countries in the collection, analysis and dissemination of census data for development is a critical part of UNFPA's mandate. UNFPA plays key roles in coordinating technical and financial assistance for censuses -- support can include resource mobilization, the provision of chief technical advisers, training in technical communication and advocacy, operating publicity campaigns, as well as developing census budgets, road maps, and instruments, such as questionnaires and manuals.
 GEO - Group on Earth Observations
Non-governmental Organization
GEO harnesses the power of open data through the Global Earth Observation System of Systems for access to better information and decision making for a changing planet.
TECHO Logo
Non-governmental Organization
TECHO is a youth-led non-profit organization present in Latin America & the Caribbean. Through the joint work of families living in extreme poverty and youth volunteers, TECHO seeks to overcome poverty in slums.
WINGU - Tecnología Sin Fines de Lucro
Non-governmental Organization
We love developing projects in partnership with other civil society organizations, that combine technology, open data, and agile methodologies which foster social impact.
Cities for Life Let's Co-Create - Ruta N Centro de Innovacion y Negocios Logo
Government
Ruta N develops various programs and services to facilitate the economic development of the city towards intensive businesses in science, technology, and innovation, in an inclusive and sustainable way.
C-Change
Private sector
C-Change triggers business to make a difference and equip them to bring their purpose to life. We convene. We consult. And, most importantly, we are launching a technology platform that enables corporates globally to capture, share, and accelerate their impact through an innovative, easy to use, in-house portal.
IPA - Innovations for Poverty Action
Academic / Research Institution
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy non-profit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems.
WORLD Policy Analysis Center
Academic / Research Institution
The WORLD Policy Analysis Center provides access to global research, data, and maps for sharing ideas and resources on social policies from around the world.
ICPR - Institute for Criminal Policy Research
Academic / Research Institution
The Institute for Criminal Policy Research carries out multidisciplinary research into crime and the criminal justice system.
Facebook Logo
Private sector
Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.
Bogotá Chamber of Commerce - Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá Logo
Private sector
The Bogotá Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides services to businesses in the Bogotá-Region.
VOTO - More Voices, Better Choices
Private sector
VOTO is a Ghana-based tech startup and social enterprise. We make it easy for businesses, governments, and NGOs to share information and gather feedback through interactive SMS or voice calls in local languages – using mobile to instantly reach across distance, language, and literacy barriers.
I-BEC - Interbalkan Environment Center
Academic / Research Institution
i-BEC is a non-profit and mission oriented international organisation and a public-private network that links local communities and countries in the wider Balkan area, with EU and UN agencies.
GeoPoll
Private sector
GeoPoll is the world’s largest mobile survey platform, with a network of 200 million users in Africa and Asia.
Center for International Earth Science Information Network - The Earth Institute - Columbia University
Academic / Research Institution
The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) is a center within the Earth Institute at Columbia University. CIESIN works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences, and specializes in online data and information management, spatial data integration and training, and interdisciplinary research related to human interactions in the environment.
COSA - Committee on Sustainability Assessment Logo
Non-governmental Organization
The Committee on Sustainability Assessment is a nonprofit network of over 50 partners that develops data tools and research insights to accelerate agricultural sustainability.
CEPEI - Knowledge factory for the world we deserve
Academic / Research Institution
CEPEI aims to increase regional dialogue and information sharing, provide policy solutions, and insights on critical strategic areas so as to optimize the engagement in: governance, finance, and data for sustainable development.
SAP
Private sector
As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.
Equal Measures 2030 Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Equal Measures 2030 is an independent civil society and private sector-led partnership which envisions a world where no girl or woman is invisible. By compiling data and evidence and providing analysis, we aim to highlight gender gaps in outcomes, measure progress for girls and women, and identify evidence-based solutions.
Mapbox
Private sector
Mapbox is a mapping platform for developers. Our building blocks make it easy to integrate location into any mobile or online application. We want to change the way people move around cities and understand our planet.
P - Paragon
Private sector
Paragon is a global network of market research agencies, their clients, NGOs, academics & government partners, working together to bring the Market Research Industry services into the measurement & implementation of SDGs.
Foundation Center - Knowledge to build on
Non-governmental Organization
Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level.
Ulula
Private sector
Stakeholder engagement technology for accountable supply chains and development interventions.
ISI
Non-governmental Organization
The International Statistical Institute (ISI) is non-government organisation with a long and laudable history as a key international professional association for statisticians. The ISI represents and connects the whole statistical community across the world with its mission to promote the understanding, development, and good practice of statistics worldwide.
Kwantu
Private sector
Kwantu is a social enterprise that aims to make development more effective.  We specialise in the development of management information systems for development programmes.
GODAN - Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition
Non-governmental Organization
GODAN supports the proactive sharing of open data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available, accessible and usable to deal with the urgent challenge of ensuring world food security.
SEEED
Non-governmental Organization
Society for Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Development (SEEED) is committed to the vision of positive impact on persons and corporate organizations through entrepreneurship development and advancement.
IBM
Private sector
People, technology and innovation dedicated to making the world work better.
USAID - From the American People
Government
U.S. foreign assistance has always had the twofold purpose of furthering America's interests while improving lives in the developing world. USAID carries out U.S. foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress at the same time it expands stable, free societies, creates markets, and trade partners for the United States, and fosters good will abroad.
Development Gateway - Solutions that empower
Non-governmental Organization
Development Gateway works to ensure governments, organizations, and citizens can access, understand, and apply data to achieve sustainable development outcomes.
Inter-American Development Bank - IDB Logo
Multilateral Organization
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) works to reduce poverty and inequality, to improve health and education, and advance infrastructure through financial and technical support for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
World Wide Web Foundation
Non-governmental Organization
The World Wide Web Foundation works to advance the open Web as a public good and a basic right.
Open Data Watch
Non-governmental Organization
Open Data Watch is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization that works at the junction of open data and official statistics, monitoring open data policies, measuring their success and impact, sharing knowledge, building partnerships, and offering strategic advice and practical assistance to national governments, international organizations, and other NGOs.
GeoCensos - Mapeamos Juntos un Mundo Mejor
Non-governmental Organization
GeoCensos Foundation is an officially registered NGO working in the Latin America and the Caribbean region that promotes innovative projects in geospatial disciplines.
GDN - Global Development Network
Academic / Research Institution
The Global Development Network (GDN) is a public international organization that supports high quality, policy-oriented, social science research in developing and transition countries, to promote better lives.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre IDMC 20 Years 1998-2018 Logo
Non-governmental Organization
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the leading source of information and analysis on internal displacement. By telling the story of internal displacement, we keep the issue and the plight of internally displaced people high on the global agenda.
AidData
Academic / Research Institution
AidData is a research and innovation lab based at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia that connects resources to results for sustainable development. We combine novel data, rigorous methods, and compelling analysis to assess who is funding what, where, and to what effect.
PARIS21 - Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century
Multilateral Organization
PARIS21 promotes the better use and production of statistics throughout the developing world.
Telefónica Logo
Private sector
Telefónica is a multinational broadband and telecommunications provider.
World Council on City Data - WCCD
Non-governmental Organization
The World Council on City Data (WCCD) is the global leader in standardized city data - creating smart, sustainable, resilient, and prosperous cities.
ONE
Non-governmental Organization

ONE’s 7 million members are critical to this work. They come from every walk of life and from across the political spectrum. They’re artists and activists, faith and business leaders, students and scientists. They take action day in, day out — organising, mobilising, educating, and advocating so that people will have the chance not just to survive, but to thrive.

The World Bank - IBRD - IDA - World Bank Group
Multilateral Organization
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.
CSF - Community Systems Foundation
Non-governmental Organization
Community Systems Foundation is a not-for-profit providing data management services to United Nations and government agencies.
Tableau
Private sector
Tableau helps people see and understand data. Tableau’s award-winning software delivers fast analytics and rapid-fire business intelligence. Create visualizations and dashboards in minutes, then share in seconds.
DANE Logo - Informacion Estrategica
Government
The National Administrative Department of Statistics is responsible for the planning, compilation, analysis, and dissemination of the official statistics of Colombia.
Global Pulse
Multilateral Organization
Global Pulse is the United Nations Secretary-General's flagship innovation initiative on big data.
iTM - for a better world
Private sector
iTech Mission (iTM) is a social impact technology firm that combines strategic thinking and emerging technologies to provide innovative solutions that consistently break new ground for public good.
GRI - Empowering Sustainable Decisions
Non-governmental Organization
With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the world’s most widely used standards on sustainability reporting and disclosure, enabling businesses, governments, civil society and citizens to make better decisions based on information that matters.
CRGB - Connaitré pour mieux protéger la biodiversité tropicale
Non-governmental Organization
Data production for tropical biodiversity, dissemination, and use in low-income and lower middle income countries in West and Central Africa.
Esri
Private sector
Since 1969, Esri has helped organizations map and model our world. Our GIS technology allows users to effectively manage and analyze geographic information so they can make better decisions. As a socially conscious business, we are proud that our technology is used by many organizations who apply location-based insights to solve problems and make our world a better place to live.
Mahiti
Private sector
Mahiti enables civil society organisations to transition to secure cloud-based solutions, gather, analyse, and visualize big-data, use technology to monitor programs, and enhance efficiency and reach.
Institute for Economics & Peace
Academic / Research Institution
The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, achievable, and tangible measure of human well-being and progress.
Dalberg Data Insights
Private sector
Dalberg Data Insights builds bridges between private data and important social problems.  We create tools to interpret data and uncover solutions in international development, humanitarian action, and social impact.
Visualizing Data for a Better World
Private sector
Data Act Lab is a team of development and interaction experts dedicated to using visualization to make the world a better place. We have 25 years of experience from global development issues, data visualization, and user interface design.
Sustainable Development Solutions Network - A Global Initiative for the United Nations
Academic / Research Institution
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network connects researchers, practitioners, and policymakers around the globe to create and catalyze solutions to our world's most pressing economic, social, and environmental challenges.
United Nations ECLAC Logo - 70 ECLAC For Sustainable Development With Equality
Multilateral Organization
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations, was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world.
Open Data Charter
Non-governmental Organization
The Open Data Charter is a collaboration between governments and experts working to open up data. The aspiration was that data should be open by default, timely and interoperable. More than 70 governments and organisations have joined the movement.
Data-Pop Alliance
Academic / Research Institution
Data-Pop Alliance is a global coalition on Big Data and development that brings together researchers, experts, practitioners, and activists to promote a people-centered Big Data revolution through collaborative research, capacity building, and community engagement.
Together for Girls Logo - Ending Violence Against Children
Non-governmental Organization
Together for Girls is a partnership between national governments, UN agencies, and private sector organizations working to break cycles of violence, with special attention to sexual violence against girls.
vizzuality.
Private sector
Vizzuality is a world-leading data design agency that creates bespoke and compelling visualizations to help people tell the stories that matter to them and their communities.
Global Integrity - Data, Learning and Action for Open Governance
Non-governmental Organization
We support progress toward open and accountable governance in countries and communities around the world. We do so by generating data, supporting the work of country-level reformers, and by influencing global conversations on open governance.
School of Data
Non-governmental Organization
School of Data is a network of data literacy practitioners, both organizations and individuals, implementing training and other data literacy activities in their respective countries and regions.
Lumos Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Lumos is working to end the institutionalization of children around the world by 2050. We work with international donors, governments, and communities, helping them redirect funds from orphanages to provide health, education, and social services, so children can be raised in loving families.
HelpAge International Logo
Non-governmental Organization
HelpAge International is a global network of organizations promoting the rights of all older people to lead dignified, healthy and secure lives.
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - UNESCO Institute for Statistics
Multilateral Organization
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is the official and trusted source of internationally-comparable data on education, science, culture and communication. As the official statistical agency of UNESCO, the UIS produces a wide range of indicators in UNESCO’s fields of action by working with national statistical offices, line ministries and other statistical organizations.
World Resources Institute
Academic / Research Institution
WRI is a global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being.