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24 February 2010

Lunchtime Seminar
Population Censuses in Post-Conflict Countries

25 February 2010, 1:50pm - 3:00 pm
Conference Room 3 (TNLB)
United Nations, New York

This seminar, organized in partnership with UNFPA, will discuss the specific challenges faced by countries emerging from conflicts in the preparation and the conduct of a Population and Housing Census. Three case studies will be presented: the census 2008 in Liberia, the preparation of the 2010 census in Iraq and the plan for the next census in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Organizers: United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
  United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA)
Chaiperson: Rogelio Fernández Castilla, Executive Coordinator on Censuses, UNFPA
Seminar Programme/Agenda
Introduction  Rogelio Fernández Castilla, Executive Coordinator on Censuses (UNFPA)
Presentations T. Edward Liberty, Director General, Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) -
Census Liberia 2008
  Mr Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Chief Technical Advisor for the Iraq Census -
The preparation of the census 2010 in Iraq

Grégoire Kankwanda Ebulelang, Directeur, Institut National de la Statistique, Democratic Republic of the Congo -
The preparation of the next census in Democratic Republic of Congo

  • French
  • English
  • Questions, answers and conclusions