WSD to Be Celebrated in Morocco under the Auspices of the King
9 September 2010 -- His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco has kindly
assented to the request of the High Commission for Planning (HCP) to grant
His High Patronage to the celebration of the World Statistics Day (WSD) in
A WSD conference-debate on "Achievements and prospects of statistics in the
world and in Morocco" will gather Government officials, Members of the
parliamentary committees for economic, financial and social issues of the
two Houses of Parliament, and representatives of business, trade unions,
universities and civil society organizations.
In Morocco, HCP is in charge of organizing WSD activities. They
will also include a press conference, the release of a survey on citizens’
perceptions of statistical indicators, and “Open Door” days throughout
Morocco to allow social and economic actors, students, pupils and
interested citizens to visit statistical offices. An exhibit will also be
displayed on new technologies used in statistical information.