Seminar on Data Dissemination: Emerging trends and issues
Kuala Lumpur , 1 - 3 August 2007
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) will hold a three day Seminar on Data Dissemination from 1-3 August 2007. The working session will discuss the emerging trends in data dissemination policies and practices, ways of targeting specific audiences and meeting user requirements including micro data access.
The discussions during the meeting will also address data dissemination at the international level, focusing on the new Data Access System UNdata, which aims to promote public access to UN data resources and to establish best practices in the dissemination of official statistics.
The objectives of the seminar are:
- share country practices on emerging trends on data dissemination
- inform on ongoing regional, international activities
- identify possible areas where convergence, harmonization would be useful
- present UNdata and collect feedback
Ms. Sibylle Marxgut
United Nations Statistics Division
Tel: +1 212-963-4558