In collaboration with the League of Arab States, PARIS21 organised an NSDS preparatory meeting for the Arab States region in Cairo, Egypt on 20 December 2004. The draft regional programme and the Arabic translation of the NSDS documentation were presented to participants. The objective of the meeting was to solicit feedback on the NSDS documentation and approach and to set the date and location for a future regional Forum.

Agenda - NSDS Preparatory Meeting for the Arab States Region
Presentation on National Strategies for the Development of Statistics
Presentation on the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) Roadmap
Presentation on the PARIS21 Regional Programme for the Arab States