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27 Feb 2016
PARIS21 participated in an expert meeting on measuring the targets on peace, inclusion and freedom under Sustainable Development Goal 16.


14 Feb 2016
The Fiji Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with PARIS21 and the Pacific Community organized the 2nd National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) workshop to validate the initial results of the assessment of its national statistical system conducted


25 Jan 2016
In the wake of different institutional and organizational innovations, Somalia is reviewing its 1970 Statistics Law with support from PARIS21.The new law seeks to modernize statistics in the country taking into account changes in statistical operations at national and global level.


25 Jan 2016
PARIS21 and AFRISTAT organised a regional workshop in Dakar, Senegal that gathered heads of national statistical offices and national aid coordinators from 10 African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, and Senegal). Representatives from Canada, UNDP and UNFPA also participated in the workshop.


21 Jan 2016
“The Data Revolution in Africa should build upon capacity already developed over the years”.This is the position that heads of National Statistics Offices in Africa agreed upon during their meeting held from 21st to 22nd January 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


12 Jan 2016
A workshop was held from 12-13th January 2016 in Cairo, Egypt, to disseminate the results of the NSS assessment undertaken from 13-17 September 2015. The assessment was jointly undertaken by four institutions namely PARIS21, UNECA, UNESCWA, and the AfDB.


06 Jan 2016
Non-official sources of data -- big data in particular -- are attracting enormous interest in the world of official statistics.


05 Jan 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.The workshop brought together stakeholders from the commercial, non-commercial and public sectors and started by re


22 Dec 2015
The administration of Rwanda’s capital city Kigali recently undertook an immense task: labeling all city streets and edifices. Today the city is far more navigable, with street signs and prominent numbering on every building.


07 Dec 2015
Évaluation par les pairs du système statistique national du Cameroun Du 7 au 11 décembre 2015, PARIS21 a organisé l’évaluation par les pairs du système statistique du Cameroun. Les pays évaluateurs étaient le Sénégal et le Tchad, et l’évaluation était organisée en partenariat avec AFRISTAT et la Commission de l’Union Africaine.


07 Dec 2015
Sensibilisation des étudiants de l’ISSEA aux SNDS Une délégation de PARIS21 et de l’INS du Cameroun a sensibilisé les étudiants statisticiens de l’Institut Sous-régional de Statistique et d'Économie Appliquée (ISSEA) de Yaoundé aux SNDS et en particulier aux nouvelles lignes directrices qui régissent le processus.


30 Nov 2015
The International Household Survey Network (IHSN) Question Bank Application was piloted in Rwanda in December 2015, supported by PARIS21 staff.For this purpose a workshop was held with the National Institute of Statistics in Rwanda (NISR) from 1-4 December.


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