United Nations Regional Workshop on the 2020 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses: International Standards and Contemporary Technologies

12-03-2019  – 15-03-2019 Ankara

The workshop is organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC).

This workshop aims to help countries in achieving a common and improved understanding of the process of adopting new technologies/methodologies in conducting population and housing censuses and collecting data according to internationally recommended definitions and classifications. This workshop will also provide a platform to discuss good practices among OIC member countries and potential challenges and risks that have to be taken into consideration for the successful adoption of contemporary technologies in censuses.

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Seminar on population and housing census practices of Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) member countries

06-03-2013  – 08-03-2013 Ankara

As part of its programme on the 2010 World Population and Housing Census Programme, UNSD will participate in and contribute to the Seminar on Population and Housing Census Practices of the OIC Member Countries. The objective of the Seminar is to discuss lessons learnt and share national experiences in innovations and best practices in census taking for the 2010 round in the Member States of the OIC. The Seminar will also provide a discussion forum for the countries on the likely future of their censuses for the 2020 round and on ways to enhance future cooperation among the Member States in census taking.

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  • Keiko Osaki Tomita, Tel.: +1 212 963 8338, E-mail: osaki@un.org

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