This is a presentation given at the ARTNeT Seminar on "Assessment of the Nairobi Outcome and Implications for Asia and the Pacific", by Mr. Shishir Priyadarshi, Head of the Development Division of the WTO.
This stocktaking report attempts to provide an overview of big data, its use in the policymaking
context, the stakeholders and their roles and provides some suggested
actionable steps as a discussion stimulus for the “Big Data and the 2030 Agenda for
Sustainable Development: Achieving the Development Goals in the Asia and the Pacific
Region” meeting in Bangkok on 14 - 15 December 2015.
Critical data for global, regional and national development policymaking are still lacking.