Workshop on CountryData Technologies for Data Exchange

Bangkok, Thailand, 18-22 March 2013


This workshop will provide training to participants on technologies used for data exchange and dissemination with the international level; and specifically with CountryData (data.un.org/countryData) a website for the dissemination of national development indicators. The training will mainly focus on Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange (SDMX) a technology which can be used to automate and standardize data and metadata exchange so that data are more timely and can be updated easily. The workshop will provide participants with an introduction to SDMX, followed up with practical examples for the exchange of national development indicators with a focus on specific key SDMX tools such as SDMX Registry and mapping tool.


Documents for the meeting:
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Provisional Programme of Work
 
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General Information
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List of Participants
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Presentations
 
Further Reference Material:
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Guidance on the application of the DSD & MSD to the MDG indicators
 
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Data & Metadata Structure Definition for CountryData
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Recommended mappings for MDG time series to SDMX DSD (pdf)
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Eurostat SDMX info space
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SDMX Tool Repository
 
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Recommended mappings for MDG time series to SDMX DSD (xls)
 
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CountryData Newsletter Issue 2 (March 2014)
 

For comments or inquiries contact:

Mr. Ian Rutherford
UN Statistics Division
2 UN Plaza,
DC2-1642
New York, NY 10017
Tel: +1-212-963-4965
Email: rutherford@un.org