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This is the fourth and final update of this version of the CODATA Prospectus: Strategy and Achievement, now covering the the years 2015-2018. The document summarises CODATA's activities and achievements over that period. This version was brought up to date and presented at the 31st CODATA General Assembly (2018) held at the University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana on 9-10 November 2018 following International Data Week.
The Second Edition (2017) of the CODATA Prospectus provided a brief summary of strategy and achievement in 2015-2017: it lays out CODATA's mission and strategy and provides information about the key activities and outputs that contribute to the realising of this strategy. The second edition was first updated in October 2017 in advance of the CODATA 2017 Conference (Saint-Petersburg, 8-12 October 2017) http://conference.codata.org/2017/ and then for the General Assembly of the International Council for Science (Taipei, 22-26 October 2017). A third update of the CODATA Prospectus 2015-2017 brought the document up to date to the end of 2017 and looks forward at major activities in 2018.