News

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.


22 Mar 2016
By Shelton Kanyanda, Regional Programme Co-ordinator, PARIS21 The 47th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission just ended on 11 March after a week of intense discussions.


21 Mar 2016
From 21 to 25 March 2016, PARIS21 reviewed the NSDS 2011-2015 of Gabon, jointly with AFRISTAT, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the World Bank.The mission welcomed the recent adoption of a new statistical law and th


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


15 Feb 2016
PARIS21 participated in the Workshop on the Presentation of the Draft 2016-2020 NSDS for Haiti which was held in Port-au-Prince on 16 and 17 February 2016. PARIS21 has been supporting the development of the first NSDS in Haiti since 2012. This workshop aimed at presenting the draft NSDS to national producers and users of the National Statistical System (NSS) as well as development partners.


Pages