26 Jul 2016
From 26 to 28 July, PARIS21 organised a national workshop on Statistics and Public Relations in Sao Tome & Principe. This was the first workshop of this type in Sao Tome & Principe; it gathered together twenty participants, journalists and statisticians, including the Director General of the National Statistical Office.

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.

30 Jun 2016
PARIS21 participated at the 5th Central Bank Governors’ Think Tanking held at the Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management (CPTM) offices in London.

27 Jun 2016
 At the request of the Myanmar Central Statistical Organization (CSO), PARIS21 organised a peer review mission to assess the current state of the country’s national statistical system (NSS).  The peer review team, composed of senior officials from the Malaysia Department of S

22 Jun 2016
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in collaboration with PARIS21 organised the 2-day Country Workshop on Access to New Data Sources for Official Statistics: Models for Big Data on 22-23 June 2016 in Manila, Philippines, with over 70 participants from government agencies, private telecommunications companies, academic institutions, and interna

21 Jun 2016
From Data to Knowledge: Data Dissemination Strategies in the Digital AgeGaborone, BotswanaAs part of efforts to enhance dissemination and use of statistics in Botswana, a training workshop was held in Gaborone, Botswana titled “From Data to Knowledge: Data Dissemination in the Digital Age”.  The workshop comes at a time when Statistics Botswana

20 Jun 2016
In its on-going effort to support fragile states, PARIS21 continues to engage the Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Yemen and support their data documentation activities. PARIS21 has provided support in securing the CSO data archive.