Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Statistics • COVID-19 response

Share experiences

This section provides a space for members of the statistical community to share their immediate needs, challenges, experiences and lessons learnt as they put in place new approaches to adapt their data production and dissemination practices throughout the statistical value chain.

  • Statistics COVID-19 response hotline. The United Nations Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data and Open Data Watch, as well as statistical offices from across the UN System, has created a dedicated email address where National Statistical Offices and stakeholders from all sectors of society can send inquiries and share experiences and lessons learnt related to the response of national and global statistical systems. Please submit your inquiries to

  • Twitter chats and webinars. Please stay tuned for upcoming virtual events dedicated to the sharing of experiences among statistical experts from across the world working to support national statistical systems in their response to the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Electronic mailing lists for National Statistical Offices. To provide an easy-to-use medium for the staff of National Statistical Offices to share experiences with their peers and what they have found to be useful in meeting the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data has established an English, French and Spanish closed email listserv. Officials from National Statistical Offices around the world are welcome to contact to join these groups.