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PARIS21: Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century

Spring Newsletter, May 2014

Welcome, from Johannes Jütting

Johannes Jutting

Dear friends and colleagues,
It’s hard to believe it’s already been five months since we’ve shared a full newsletter with you – I’m sure you’ve all been busy, and so have we... read more

PARIS21 Annual Meetings 2014

PARIS21 Annual Meetings 2014

NSDS, Data Revolution, capacity development, funding, and much more: the PARIS21 Annual Meetings 2014. Read on for summaries of two of the seminar sessions, plus photo highlights from all three days... read more

Saying Goodbye to Paper: Mobile Data Collection in Cabo Verde

PARIS21 Cabo Verde Mobile Data Workshop

For two days in Praia, Cabo Verde, over 80 statisticians from 30 countries gathered with eight international organizations, and civil society organizations from across Africa. The two day event took stock of opportunities and limitations of using mobile technologies for data collection and statistical production in Africa... read more

New Strategies for a Gender Data Revolution

New Strategies for a Gender Data Revolution

by Eric Swanson, Data2X
Gender statistics are important because understanding the status of women and girls is important for the overall development of societies. Data2X hosted a roundtable on March 1st in conjunction with the 45th meeting of the UN Statistical Commission to highlight the need for improved gender statistics... read more

How to best fund National Statistical Systems?

PARIS21 Seminar UNSC Funding NSS

The Post-2015 agenda is a unique occasion to highlight once again why funding statistics is crucial for measuring the impact of policy. The seminar “Funding National Statistical Systems: How can we do better?” sought to do just that, and answer the following questions... read more

Informing a Data Revolution: Country Studies

Informing a Data Revolution

Understanding the problems facing national statistical systems and helping to increase both capacity and resources for statistics will be central to an effective data revolution. In order to do this the Informing a Data Revolution project will undertake a number of activities involving country studies, identifying innovations and a research program... read more

PARIS21 Consultant Roster

PARIS21

Do you have expertise in national statistical systems? Are you in a position to advocate for improved use and production of quality and timely statistics? Do you have experience in data archiving and documentation? We are looking for experts to join our roster of consultants for such work... read more

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In this issue...

Welcome, from Johannes Jütting

PARIS21 Annual Meetings 2014

Saying Goodbye to Paper: Mobile Data Collection in Cabo Verde

New Strategies for a Gender Data Revolution

How to best fund National Statistical Systems?

Informing a Data Revolution: Country Studies

PARIS21 Consultant Roster

New Publication

PARIS21 Discussion Paper

If you missed the news in January, be sure to check out the 2013 PRESS Report.

Upcoming Events

Nigeria Education Data Harmonisation Workshop (Nigeria, 27-29 May)

ASEAN Regional Strategies for Development of Statistics Workshop (Indonesia, 17-18 June)

2nd Meeting of High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (New York, 30 June - 9 July)

ECOSOC Development Cooperation Forum (New York, 10-11 July)

Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (New York, 14-18 July)

SIDS Conference 2014 (Samoa, 1-4 September)

CCSA 24th Session (Rome, 11-12 September)

UNECE Workshop and Expert Meeting on Population and Housing Censuses (Geneva, 22-26 September)

IAOS Vietnam 2014 conference: Meeting the Needs of a Changing World (Da Nang, Viet Nam, 8-10 October)

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