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by Craig Fagan Co-written by Tom Wheeler

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by Craig Fagan Co-written by Tom Wheeler

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MEASURING DEVELOPMENT WHY STATISTICS MATTER

This is important because it could determine the outcome of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda. If topics are disputed because the UN thinks they can’t be measured or the wrong indicators are used, it will distort the next phase of how the world works to rid the world of poverty and its causes.

That’s why Transparency International and Saferworld have been working to identify the relevant statistical indicators – the monitoring framework – to deliver on the promise of Goal 16: “peaceful and inclusive societies, justice for all, and open and accountable government institutions”.

Available at: https://blog.transparency.org/2015/03/16/measuring-development-why-statistics-matter/ 

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