United Nations Regional Workshop on the 2020 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses: International Standards and Contemporary Technologies
08-05-2018 – 11-05-2018 Colombo
The regional workshop is organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lanka.
The main objective of the workshop is to introduce four recently revised/prepared international guidelines for population and housing censuses—the Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses (Revision 3), the Handbook on the Management of Population and Housing Censuses (Revision 2) , the Handbook on Measuring International Migration through Population Censuses and the Guidelines on the Use of Electronic Data Collection Technologies in Population and Housing Censuses—and the standards, concepts and methods contained therein in order to facilitate national planning and preparations for 2020 round censuses. The workshop will also provide a forum for reviewing national experience in, and document good practices on, the use of contemporary technologies including those for census mapping and data collection.
Workshop on national adaption of CensusInfo
19-09-2011 – 23-09-2011 Colombo
The workshop is intended to develop the capacity of the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lanka to adapt CensusInfo to its full potential as a platform for disseminating census data. The training participants will learn various processes involved in the adaptation of CensusInfo, including the preparation of CensusInfo template and database, importing data, language translation and customization of the software package. The sessions will include hands-on training on using the CensusInfo User Interface and Database Administration applications as well as an introduction to the process of web-enabling the CensusInfo database.