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19 May 2016
The Understanding Risk Forum is a biennial conference of disaster risk management experts from around the world. The event was organised by the Global Facility for Disaster Risk and Recovery (GFDRR).


11 May 2016
There is an increasing demand for disaggregated data to ensure no one is left behind.


10 May 2016
PARIS21 attended the OECD's Project Working Group Meeting on “Improving the Business and Investment Climate in Iraq” on May 10-11 in Beirut, Lebanon.


25 Apr 2016
PARIS21 attended the launching ceremony of the “Arab Development Portal” and the follow-up Regional Workshop on the SDGs. At the event, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a bilingual Arabic and English online one-stop-shop for credible and timely data and information, the Arab Development Portal (ADP), in Amman.


24 Apr 2016
ADAPT was successfully introduced at the INS in Cameroon. The tool was favourably received by top management and will be used to demonstrate the planning advances of the national statistical system before the National Development Plan Committee in January.


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
PARIS21 attended the 3rd Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators focused on obtaining guidance from the expert group on Tier III SDG indicators as well as the procedure for reporting and reviewing indicators.


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
 The Sri Lanka National Statistical System along with PARIS21 recently organised an NSDS country training which included 50 participants from the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS), various line ministries and government departments.


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