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.
Workshop on the organization of national statistical systems and user-producer relations
21-07-2008 – 24-07-2008 Colombo
The United Nations Statistics Division in collaboration with the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lanka is organizing a Workshop on the Organization of National Statistical Systems and User-Producer Relations. It will take place from 21 to 24 July 2008 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The workshop aims at highlighting the role of the national statistical office in general and, in particular, its relation to major user groups. This workshop is organized under a Development Account project on “Strengthening statistical capacity -building in support of progress towards the Internationally Agreed Developments Goals in countries of South Asia.” In addition to the Workshop, a consultation session with other development partners will be held in the afternoon of July 21 on statistical capacity-building in South Asia.