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AlbaniaEvolution of the National Statistical System - Albania
Antigua and BarbudaLaws of Antigua and Barbuda - General Statistics - 1975
ArgentinaDecreto 3110/70 - Disposiciones reglamentarias de la Ley Nro. 17.622
ArmeniaInternet as a management tool of activity and services rendered by the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia
AustraliaABS Policy and Legislation
Australian Bureau of Statistics Guidelines for Presentation and Analysis of Time Series Data
Australian Bureau of Statistics Policy on Publishing
Australian Bureau of Statistics Policy on Release of Statistics
Australian Bureau of Statistics Pricing Policy
Australian Bureau of Statistics Service Delivery Charter 2008-2011
Informing a Nation: the Evolution of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2005 (cat. no. 1382.0)
Key Principles of the National Statistical Service - Australia
NSS Handbook - Australia
AustriaFederal Statistics Act of 2000 (last amendment 2009)
AzerbaijanAction Plan on implementation of 2008 SNA and improving of National Accounts Statistics indicators in 2012-2014
Policy of the State Statistical Committee on dissemination of official statistics
Rules on submission of microdata to users with the purpose of research
Rules regulating the actions of the Committee in the case of misinterpretation of statistical information by users
BahamasStatistics Act 1973
BarbadosThe Statistics Act Cap. 192 - 1984
BeninDECRET N° 97-168 du 07 avril 1997
Stratégie nationale de développement de la statistique (SNDS) - Résumé 2008-2012
BhutanBhutan’s experience in data collection and dissemination of ICT statistics
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina - Statistical System
BulgariaList of Standard Statistical Indicators for 2013
Report on implementation of the National Programme for Statistical Surveys and activities of the National Statistical Institute in 2008
Burkina FasoArrete 2008 Organisation Attributions et Fonctionnement
Programme Statistique National 2008
CambodiaPopulation Census 2008-2010
CameroonEvolution des Systemes Statistiques Nationaux
Evolution of National Statistical Systems - Cameroon
CanadaData Stewardship at Statistics Canada
Normes de service à la clientèle - Update 2007
Policy on standards (Revised July 14, 2004) - update 2007
Policy on the Review of Information Products (Institutional and Peer Review) - Update 2007
Politique concernant l’évaluation des produits d’information (révision institutionnelle et évaluation par les pairs) - Update 2007
Politique concernant les normes (révisée le 14 juillet 2004) - Update 2007
Privacy notice on Statistics Canada’s Website
Standards of Service to the Public - Update 2007
ChadRapport d’Activites 2004 de L’INSEED
ChileLey Orgánica - 1970
Plan de Desarrollo de las Estadisticas Publicas 2005 - 2008
ChinaDecree of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China
Detailed Rules for Implementation of Statistics Law
Statistics Law
China, Hong Kong SARConfidentiality of Individual Data and Access to Information - Review Oct 2011
Co-ordination and assurance of statistical standards - Review Oct 2011
Dissemination of statistics by the Census and Statistics Department - Update Oct 2011
Experiences of Applying Information Technology
Performance Pledge of the Census and Statistics Department - Update Oct 2011
ColombiaDecreto 3167- Por medio del cual se reorganiza el Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística - 1968
CongoDécret 2003 Attributions et organisation de la direction générale
Costa RicaÁrea de Servicios de Información y Divulgación Estadística
CroatiaDevelopment Strategy for the Statistics of the Republic of Croatia 2004-2012
Official Statistics Act
CubaInnovar: La Experiencia de Cuba
Plan del Sistema Estadístico Nacional para el año 2010
CyprusDissemination and Pricing Policy of the Statistical Service of Cyprus
Czech RepublicDissemination Policy
Mission, Vision of the CZSO
State Statistical Service Act No89/1995
Total Quality management
DenmarkGood dissemination practices in Statistics New Zealand and Statistics Denmark
Introduction to Statistics Denmark
New developments in the Danish System for Access to Micro Data
Statistics Denmark Strategy 2015
DjiboutiSchema Directeur de la Statistique Dijbouti
Dominican RepublicLey No. 5096 - Sobre Estadísticas y Censos Nacionales
EcuadorPolítica Nacional de Estadística del Ecuador
EgyptCapmas Celebrating by International Statistic Day
Capmas Celebrating by International Statistic Day
كلمة رئيس الجهاز المركزى للتعبئة العامة والاحصاء بمناسبة الاحتفال بيوم الاحصاء العالمى
كلمة رئيس مجلس الوزراء / أحمد نظيف بمناسبة الاحتفال بيوم الاحصاء العالمى
Equatorial GuineaLay de Estadistica - Guinea Ecuatorial
EurostatDecision adopted by the European Parliament and Council- The European Statistical System
European Statistics Code of Practice
Quality Declaration of the European Statistical System
FijiLaws of Fiji - Statistics Act
FinlandStatistics Act 2004
FranceDissemination rules for key economic indicators - English
Dissemination rules for key economic indicators - French
GermanyAnnual Report 2012
Annual Report 2013
Annual Report 2014
Annual report 2015
Quality handbook, April 2017
SDDS Plus Press Release
Strategy and programme plan 2016-2020
GuatemalaDissemination modes at Instituto Nacional de Estadística, INE, in Guatemala
Guinea-BissauElementos estruturantes do SEN
GuyanaLaw of Guyana - Statistics Act
HondurasInstituto nacional de estadística_ Honduras
Ley del Instituto Nacional de Estadística - 2000
HungaryDissemination calendar of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office
IX/2006 Provision of the President of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office on the dissemination of the public data
Publications 2008
IcelandIceland: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes—Data Module, Response by the Authorities, and Detailed Assessments 2005
IndiaNational Policy on Dissemination of Statistical Data
The Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969
IndonesiaEffective Use of IT in Population Censuses
Improving Target Audiences by Means of More Friendly Services
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Country Report- Islamic Republic of Iran
IrelandInnovations in Official Statistics Central Statistics Office, Ireland
Maximising the value and utility of data
Statement of Strategy 2008 - 2010
ItalyDecreto Legislativo 6.09.1989 - Organizational Structure
Meeting on the Management of Statistical Information Systems
KenyaData Access and Dissemination Policy 2008
Strategic Plan for Central Bureau of Statistics, Kenya
KiribatiThe National Statistics Office
KuwaitDissemination Policy
KyrgyzstanStatistical Master Plan 2006-2009
The Publication and Dissemination Policy
Lao People's Democratic RepublicDecree on Organization and Activities of the National Statistical System
LatviaCustomer Survey
Quaility Guidelines
LesothoLesotho Bureau of Statistics Act 2001
LithuaniaLaw on Statistics
LuxembourgMissions du STATEC
MalawiStrategic Plan 2008-2012
MalaysiaData Dissemination Strategies in Malaysia
Special Data Dissemination Standard
MaliSchema Directeur de la Statistique 2006 - 2010
MaltaLibrary and Information Unit (LIU) Collection Development Policy
Media Policy
Promoting Statistical Literacy
Release of Data Subject to Error
Sources and Methods
MauritaniaStrategie de Communication de l'Office National de la Statistique
MauritiusData Dissemination
MexicoConsulta Interactiva de Datos en la Pagina del INEGI en Internet
Incorporation de Information al Almacen de Datos Estadisticos
Micronesia (Federal States of)Statistics and Census Act - 1988
MongoliaData Dissemination policy /2001/
MozambiquePolitica de Difusao
NetherlandsChanging Statistics Netherlands - Driving Forces for Changing Dutch Statistics
New ZealandNational Statistical System Initiatives
NicaraguaEstrategia Nacional de Desarrollo Estadistico
Ley Creadora del Sistema Estadístico Nacional y del Instituto Nicaragüense de Estadísticas y Censos
NigeriaReform Programme NBS
Statistical Master Plan for the Nigeria National Statistical System (2004/5-2008/9)
NorwayEqual Treatment, Independence and Trust: Policy and Practice in Statistics Norway
Statistics Norway’s dissemination policy
The evolution of the statistical system of Norway
Occupied Palestinian TerritoryHow to Move Statistics from Negligance to Transparency: A Palestinian Experience
PakistanData Dissemination Policy
Managing Statistical Development and Information Technology for National Statistical Offices
PeruCountry Profile of Peru
Ley de transparencia y acceso a la información pública
PhilippinesExecutive Order No. 121 - Reorganizing and Strengthening the Philippine Statistical System (PSS) and for other Purposes
Managing Statistical Development and Information Technology for the Philipines NSO
NSO Policy on Research and Development - Philippines
Philippine Statistical Development Program 2005-2010
The Evolution of the Philipine Statstical System
PolandCentral Statistical Office of Poland
PortugalActivity Reports 2009
Business Plans 2010
Decree-Law No 166/2007 - Organisation of Statistics Portugal
Dissemination Policy
General Guidelines of National Statistical Activity 2008 - 2012
Law No 67/98 - Law on the Protection of personal data
The European Statistics Code of Practice
Republic of MoldovaStatistics Law
Strategy of National Statistics Development 2008-2011
Republic of SerbiaDevelopment strategy 2009-2012
Dissemination Strategy
ICT Strategy
Official statistics law
RomaniaDissemination policy of National Institute of Statistics Romania
Russian FederationProgram for State Statistical System through 2005
Saint LuciaStatistics Act - 1973
Sao Tome and PrincipeProjecto de Plano Estrategico do Desenvolvimento do Sistema Estatistico Nacional 2004 - 2007
SenegalSchéma directeur de la statistique du Sénégal 2008-2013
Sierra LeoneNational Strategy for the Development of Statistics 2008 - 2012
SingaporeManaging Statistical Development and Information Technology for National Statistical Offices, Singapore
Singapore Data Dissemination Policy
SlovakiaAct on State Statistics 2001
SloveniaBasic instructions for researchers concerning the access and the use of statistically protected microdata
Data release calendar for 2016
Rules on procedures and measures for the protection of data collected through programmes of statistical research
Strategy of dissemination
the 2015 advance release calendar
The Guidelines for Correcting Mistakes
South AfricaProviding Access to Microdata: A Perspective from Statistics South Africa
Work Programme 2007/08-2009/10 - South Africa
Sri LankaApplication of Information Technology
Micro-data Dissemination policy of the Department of Census and Statistics (DCS)
SwazilandStrategic Plan for Central Statistical Office
SwedenDissemination and publishing policy
Visual technology unveils the beauty of statistics and swaps policy from dissemination to access
SwitzerlandConceptual Architecture of the Statistical Information System at the Swiss Federal Statistical Office
Datenschutz-Grundsätze des Bundesamtes für Statistik
Dissemination Policy FSO
Preispolicy des BFS
Wegleitung zum Datenschutz bei der Weitergabe von Einzeldaten an Dritte
Zugang zu den Mikrodaten des BFS
TajikistanMulti-Year Integrated Statistical Plan
ThailandData Dissemination to a Web-based Audience : Optimizing Content Based on Audience Needs
Effective Use of IT in Population Censuses
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaCatalogue of publications, 2010
Timor-LesteStrategies for Achieving Effective Data Communication
TurkeyStatistics Law of Turkey
User oriented data dissemination: Users’ needs and profiles Experiences by Turkish Statistical Institute
UgandaSeminar on the Evolution National Statistical Systems - Uganda
UkraineThe Law of Ukraine on State Statistics
UNESCAPExpert Group Meeting on Population and Housing Censuses: Lessons Learnt
United KingdomCensus Advisory Group
Guidelines for measuring statistical quality
United NationsIX. Managing the Core Functions
Statistical dissemination practices of countries in the ESCWA region (Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Yemen)
XI. Divulgatión de la Informatión a los Usuarios
XI. Getting Information to the Users
XI. Getting Information to the Users - Arabic
XI. 第十一章将信息送达用户
XII. Respecting Privacy and Preserving Confidentiality: Honouring the Contract
XII. Respeto de la Intimidad y Preservatión de la Confidencialidad
XIII. Putting it all together
XIII. Putting it all together - Arabic
XIII. Recapitulatión
XIII. 第十三章众流同归
United Republic of TanzaniaDissemination and Pricing Policy
Statistics Act 2002
United States of AmericaRelease and Dissemination of Statistical Products Produced by Federal Statistical Agencies
Statistical Policy Directive on Compilation, Release, and Evaluation of Principal Federal Economic Indicators
Statistical Report of the United States Government 2008
UruguayLey 16.616 Sistema Estadístico Nacional
UzbekistanLaw On State Statistics
VanuatuGeneral Data Dissemination System (GDDS) for Vanuatu
Vanuatu National Statistics Office Strategic Plan and Forward Work Programme 2008 - 2013
VenezuelaBases Legales - 2001
INE Resumen de Indicadores Sociales
YemenStatistical Master Plan - Yemen
ZambiaCentral Statistical Office Strategic Plan (2003 – 2007)
Data Collection and Dissemination of ICT Statistics
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