Dr. Silvia Montoya

Position: Director, UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)
Country: Canada

Silvia Montoya is the Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), which is the official UN repository for statistics in the fields of education, science and technology, culture and communications. Dr. Montoya has extensive experience in a wide range of national and international initiatives to improve the quality, management and use of education statistics, with a specific focus on learning assessment. With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), she represents UNESCO as the co-leader of the SDG4, working closely with the international education community to build consensus around a core set of indicators to measure progress towards education targets.