Department of Economic and Social Affairs Public Institutions
Capacity Development and Consultation Workshop on Bangladesh National Data Governance Framework
Start Date/Time:
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 5:00 PM
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One time event
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Capacity Development and Consultation Workshop on
Bangladesh National Data Governance Framework


Dhaka, Bangladesh

Date/time: 14-15 March 2022 (to be confirmed)

Venue: Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka (lunch and coffee breaks will be provided)

Number of participants: 40-50

(Note: by invitation only; including organizers, resource persons and support staff)



UN DESA in collaboration with the Aspire to Innovate Programme (a2i), the Cabinet Division, and the ICT Division, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Government of Bangladesh will be hosting a national consultation workshop with representatives from governments, private, public sector, civil societies, academia and other key stakeholders to develop a national data governance framework.

The objective of the National Consultation Workshop is three-fold, as follows:


  • engage stakeholders from different agencies and other non-government stakeholders to participate in the official dialogue and knowledge exchange on proposing a national data governance framework for Bangladesh
  • discuss the existing opportunity and gap assessments for proposed focus areas, emerging from dialogue and interaction among workshop participants, including the proposed UNDESA data governance framework of 4 pillars and 6 elements
  • identify the next course of action in strategic planning and implementation for setting up a national data governance framework


The primary thematic areas of the Workshop are as follows:


Four (4) pillars of National Data Governance: Policy, Institutions, People/Partnerships,


  • Policy: existing policy and regulatory framework;
  • Institutions: existing institutional framework
  • People: existing data ecosystem and mapping of stakeholders
  • Processes: existing data processes


Six (6) elements of National Data Governance:

  • Data standards and classification
  • Data sharing, exchange and interoperability, including open government data
  • Data security (and data protection)
  • Data privacy (and ethics)
  • National data infrastructure (including e.g., datacenter, cloud, data services, etc.)
  • Linking data governance to digital identity)




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