Claes Johansson, Senior Adviser for Statistics and Monitoring Section/DPP, UNICEF, and DevInfo Global Administrator said, “launching the new DevInfo 7.0 in front of such a distinguished group of senior statistical experts from the region, and even around the world, is a great step forward for the implementation of strong data visualization tools to help administrators make better development decisions.”
Immediately prior to the DI 7.0 launch, the Third Session of the Committee on Statistics of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific was inaugurated by His Excellency Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap, Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Royal Thai Government, Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP, Mr. Shun-ichi Murata, Deputy Executive Secretary of ESCAP, Dr. T.C.A. Anant, Vice-Chair of the Bureau of the Committee on Statistics and Secretary and Chief Statistician, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, India, and Dr. Haishan Fu, Director, Statistics Division, ESCAP. All of the delegates and distinguished guests are shown below.
The newly released DevInfo 7.0 enables all users with an Internet connection to browse, upload, visualize, and share data relevant to human development (click here for a list of new features in DevInfo 7.0). The royalty-free tool is consistent with the mission of the International Year of Statistics by encouraging transparency and by promoting data-driven decisions for policy-makers.
For more information, please contact the DevInfo Support Group at firstname.lastname@example.org.