As the pandemic shows, governments cannot effectively tackle big problems without good data. But it also shows that we must vastly improve how we gather, share and act on data
The people who need the most help are often those we know least about. New approaches and new technology for data collection can make the 'left behind' visible and the focus for assistance
The digital age offers huge potential to generate data that can inform government policies to achieve the SDGs. But is data generation and collection helping those communities most in need and, if not, what can be done to ensure it does?