UN Statistical Commision
The Rise of the Statisticians: The Growing Influence of the United Nations Statistical Commission on the Current Development Agenda

From 3-6 March 2020, METRO team member Marlee Tichenor attended the United Nations’ 51st Statistical Commission in New York, which is hosted by the UN Statistics Division. The meeting was one of the last UN large conventions held before the COVID-19 emergency led to the cancellation of most such gatherings across the globe. In this blog post, she reflects on the role of the Commission on the current global governance landscape.