04 Sep 2016
Dr. Hussien Abdelaziz welcomes representatives from PARIS21, UNECA and AFDB. Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) has started drafting the country's first ever National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS).

30 Aug 2016
PARIS21 presented on “Capacity building for innovations in official statistics” at the 3rd International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics in Dublin, Ireland, from 30 August to 1 September, an annual meeting of the Global Working Group (GWG).

29 Aug 2016
PARIS21 participated in the 8th meeting of the SAARCSTAT held in New Delhi India on 29-31 August to discuss the proposed RSDS preparation and strengthen regional statistical co-operation.  The participants agreed to launch a review of regional cooperation on statistics, milestones achieved following the implementation of the SAARCSTAT Ac

12 Aug 2016
Dr. Albina Chuwa, Director General of Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics and colleagues watching ADAPT in action as Rajiv Ranjan from PARIS21 demonstrates.

30 Jul 2016
PARIS21 and Bolivia's Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) pilot tested the implementation of ADAPT.

26 Jul 2016
Du 26 au 28 juillet, PARIS21 a organisé un atelier national sur les statistiques et les medias à São Tomé & Principe. Cet atelier a constitué le premier du genre en São Tomé & Principe ; il a réuni vingt participants, journalistes et statisticiens, y compris la Directrice Générale de l’Institut National de Statistique (INS).

25 Jul 2016
PARIS21 conducted a microdata documentation workshop in Doso, Niger from 25-29 July. Twenty-two surveys were documented across the statistical system and will be posted on the Nigerien NADA.  The INS in Niger organised the workshop and mobilised various agencies in the statistical system.

19 Jul 2016
International Association for Statistical Education (IASE) Roundtable ConferenceBerlin, Germany, 19-21 JulyPARIS21 presented a new methodology for measuring national statistical literacy using national newspaper archives at the IASE Roundtable Conference on “Promoting Understanding of Statistics about Society” in Berlin, Germany.

18 Jul 2016
 LAO Mid-term Review of SDNSS18-22 July 2016The Lao Statistics Bureau (LSB), with assistance from PARIS21, organised a mid-term review of the Strategy for the Development of the National Statistical System (SDNSS) 2010-2020.  A consultation workshop was held on 21 July to allow LSB and other line ministries and agencies to present

11 Jul 2016
PARIS21 and the Pacific Community (SPC) held a data documentation and data management training in Noumea, New Caledonia July 11-15. Seven countries attended the workshop including representatives from: Cook Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and the Northern Marina Islands.

11 Jul 2016
Multidimensional Country Review (MDCR) of Senegal PARIS21 participated in the MDCR in Senegal. This is a fruitful collaboration between P21 and the OECD Development Centre. This is the first time that the issue of statistical capacity is included at length in the MDCR.

03 Jul 2016
In early June the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) was launched in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.