7th meeting of the IAEG-SDGs: UPDATE 14
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:25AM
Richard in 2030 Agenda, Indicators

Work Plan and Next Steps 

In the period to March 2019, the IAEG-SDGs will:

(a) Continue the review of Tier III indicator workplans, reclassifying when requirements are met at their Autumn 2018 meeting and via open Webex meetings through the rest of the year

(b) Conduct an open consultation on additional indicators and develop a first proposal for discussion at the Spring 2019 meeting. (This will then be finalized as part of the proposal included in the comprehensive review for consideration by the Statistical Commission (UNSC) at its 51st session in 2020)

(c) Begin work on the comprehensive review by compiling a preliminary list of possible changes, refinements and deletions to the indicator framework for an open consultation in mid-2019

(d) Continue the work of the joint subgroup of the IAEG-SDGs and the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda by reviewing data availability and capacity building needs for Tier I and II indicators

(e) Determine the dimension and categories of data disaggregation and establish a mechanism for discussion with specialized groups and custodian agencies in relation to the specific data disaggregation dimension and finalize a document for consideration at the 50thsession of the UNSC in 2019

(f) Continue the work of the three working groups (See: 7th meeting of the IAEG-SDGs: UPDATE 4) and review their workplans

(g) Prepare a document for the implementation of the guidelines based on best practices for the data flows between countries and Custodian agencies for consideration at the 50thsession of the UNSC

(h) Review any proposed annual refinements and submit them for consideration 50th session of the UNSC

(i) Suggest a list of proxy indicators for immediate use to monitor targets, while Tier III indicators are being finalized

A meeting of the IAEG will be held in November 2018 and the group will continue to interact electronically and through teleconferences as needed.

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