1st Steering committee meeting for the Southern African development

14-07-2006  – 17-07-2006 Durban

The meeting, organized by DESA/Statistics Division and hosted by Statistics South Africa, will launch the new project onĀ Strengthening Statistical Capacity in support of progress towards the internationally agreed development goals in the Southern African Development Community region (SADC).Ā The meeting will bring together the Steering Committee, consisting of the heads of SADC national statistical offices, SADC Secretariat, UNECA and UNSD and all other development partners with current or planned activities in the region. The meeting will discuss and assess needs and priorities for statistical capacity building in the SADC region, review the proposal by the various partners and review and agree on the overall implementation plan for the project as developed and proposed by UNSD.

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  • Fabia Yazaki, Tel.: +1 212 963 4832,

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