21 Apr 2016
As part of efforts to enhance dissemination and use of statistics in The Gambia, a training workshop was held in Banjul, The Gambia titled “From data to knowledge: data dissemination in the digital age”.
19 Apr 2016
On 19-20 April, PARIS21 co-organised a National Workshop on data visualisation and communication in Accra, Ghana. The workshop introduced better data communication methods to analysts from the Ghana Statistical Services and other ministries through the use of maps and interactive web-based graphs.
11 Apr 2016
The adoption of the Millennium Development Goals some 15 years ago has led to a surge and proliferation of “data portals” in developing countries. The majority were put in place by international agencies for monitoring purposes as well as to help National Statistical Offices to improve the dissemination of data to a broader public.
31 Mar 2016
On March 31, PARIS21 visited the Statistical Management and Modernisation Unit of UNECE in Geneva to discuss potential frameworks for mapping statistical capacity information to innovations.
30 Mar 2016
29 Mar 2016
Release of PARIS21's 2015 Report on Young Statisticians and Official Statistics.PARIS21 initiated a statistical school survey to draw the views of young statisticians, stakeholders and future leaders of NSSs into the debate on the development of statistics.
27 Mar 2016
22 Mar 2016
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10 Mar 2016
Fragile states lagged in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) reporting for all 8 objectives. On average, fragile states trailed behind non-fragile states by 18%. These countries face specific challenges related to not only the insufficient production of general data but also the inexistence of specific data relevant to their own challenges.
27 Feb 2016
A consultative workshop to draft first NSDS in Libya held 27 - 29 February 2016 in Tunis.In partnership with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and under the request of Libya Bureau of Statistics and Census, PARIS21 is assessing the statistics system of Libya which may result in drafting the first
23 Feb 2016
A Joint OECD/PARIS21 Workshop on “Access to New Data Sources for Statistics: Business Models for Private-Public Partnerships” was held on 17-18 December 2015 at the OECD Headquarters in Paris.Key points emerging form the presentations and discussions concerned:incentives for data sharing from the part of private producersnew thinking on data pri