UN World Data Forum in Bern supports the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Press release, 28.09.2021

The Swiss Confederation, in cooperation with the United Nations, is organising the third edition of the United Nations World Data Forum 2021 (UNWDF), to be held from 3 to 6 October 2021 in Bern. With around 700 participants from 110 countries in the Swiss capital, this global and hybrid conference is crucial to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with high-quality, accessible, timely and reliable data. The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and the Head of the Department of Home Affairs, Alain Berset, are expected to open the Forum.