Workshop on the Implementation of the System of national accounts 2008, statistics in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) and South and East Europe (SEE) region
29-11-2011 – 02-12-2011 Kiev
DESA’s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), is organizing this workshop on the implementation of the 2008 SNA. The workshop is hosted by the State Statistical Committee of Ukraine. The purpose of the workshop is to initiate the formulation of an implementation plan for the 2008 SNA and supporting economic statistics in the EECCA and SEE region with the objective of developing comparable economic statistics for monitoring the integration of their economies. The regional plan will be part of the global implementation programme for the 2008 SNA and supporting statistics. The workshop will also discuss the treatment of conceptual issues, such as the recording of financial services and research and development in the national accounts. The expected outcome is consensus among participants on the implementation of the 2008 SNA.
Workshop on statistics of international trade in services: challenges and good practices
07-10-2008 – 09-10-2008 Kiev
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine and the Interstate Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CISSTAT) is organizing a workshop on statistics of international trade in services in the CIS countries. The workshop will be hosted by the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine between 7 and 9 October 2008 in Kiev. The workshop aims to train representatives from national statistical offices and central banks from the CIS countries on methodological development of the statistics of trade in services and also the current country-practices in compiling trade in services statistics. The training will focus on both the interpretation of conceptual issues and options for the implementation of the international recommendations in country specific circumstances and facilitate the establishment of a network of statisticians in the CIS countries working on service trade statistics.