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Advancing the Global Statistical System- Major work areas and accomplishments
23 February 2010

Learning Centre:
Country Practices in SDMX

22 February 2010, 10:00 - 11:45 am
Conference Room 3 (TNLB)
United Nations, New York

The Learning Center will focus on SDMX, the preferred standard for the exchange of statistical data and metadata by several countries and international organization. The participants will be able to learn about the challenges in the implementation of SDMX at country level as well as presentations will be given on specific implementations of SDMX for exchanging data in the area of external debt statistics and MDGs (Millennium Development Goals). After the presentations the participants will have an opportunity to take part in a general discussion on SDMX.

Organizers: United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

Seminar Programme/Agenda
Introduction Zoltan Nagy, Chief, Office and Technology Management Section, UNSD
Presentations Mexico’s experience in the implementation of SDMX
Dr Eduardo Sojo, President, INEGI, Mexico
  Implementation of SDMX for the exchange MDG indicators
Mauricio Saavedra, Statistician, UNSD
  SDMX for the Joint External Debt Hub
Ibrahim Levent, Financial Data Team, DECDG, World Bank
  World Bank External Debt System
Ibrahim Levent, Financial Data Team, DECDG, World Bank
General discussion