Published May 23, 2014
This workshop report summarizes the discussions had at the Post-2015 Data Test Canada Workshop. The key objectives of the workshop were to:
1. introduce stakeholders to the post-2015 development agenda and what it means for Canada;
2. solicit feedback regarding Canadian priorities for each potential goal area under the initiative, including with respect to targets and indicators for measuring progress;
3. conduct an initial scoping of the key issues related to data availability and accessibility at country level for measuring progress on post-2015; and
4. identify key stakeholders with whom to further engage throughout the research process.
Workshop participants included members of government, civil society, academia, media, the private sector, and users and producers of data.
This report is organized around the key sessions of the workshop. Each section corresponds to a session in the workshop and includes important background and context, as well as key questions or issues participants considered in advance. Conducted under Chatham House rules, the workshop was structured to maximize opportunities for discussion.