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Regional seminar on international trade statistics

03-11-2014  – 06-11-2014 New Delhi

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S), Ministry of Commerce and Industry and CSO, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India in cooperation with EU-ASEAN COMPASS project jointly organize a Regional Seminar on International Trade Statistics from 3 to 6 November in New Delhi, India.

The objective of seminar is to improve the understanding of recommendations on international trade statistics and to share experiences on how to possibly improve the implementation in national statistical systems with better coordination and cooperation among data providers and compilers. And the ultimate goal is to produce the highest quality of international trade statistics, which are relevant for the policy makers at home and which are also comparable at the regional and international levels.

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Annual meeting of the London group on environmental accounting

15-10-2014  – 17-10-2014 New Delhi

The London Group on Environmental Accounting is holding its annual meeting in New Delhi, India, on 15-17 October 2014. The London Group comprises experts from national statistical offices, as well as international organizations and plays a leading role in advancing the methodologies of environmental-economic accounts.

This year the group will discuss, among other things, Integrated Approaches to the implementation of the System of Environmental Economic Accounts (SEEA), the Technical Notes and Core Tables for the SEEA Central Framework, issues relating to SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting, Training and Capacity Building, and the SEEA-Agriculture.

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United Nations workshop for South Asian countries on collection and dissemination of socio-economic data from population and housing censuses

28-05-2012  – 31-05-2012 New Delhi

The United Nations Statistics Division is organizing a Workshop for South Asian countries on Collection and Dissemination of Socio-economic Data from Population and Housing Censuses. The workshop will take place in New Delhi, India from 28 to 31 May 2012. The purpose of the workshop is to present international standards and country practices for conducting population and housing censuses with a focus on recommended core topics and tabulations as identified in the United Nations Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 2. The workshop will also offer an opportunity to discuss the use of technological tools and of GIS web-based mapping and spatial analysis in the dissemination of census data as well as of the CensusInfo software as a tool for data dissemination. Lastly, the workshop will also provide a forum for sharing of national practices and experiences regarding determination of census topics and tabulations and also strategies for dissemination of census data.

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Regional workshop on CensusInfo

28-11-2011  – 30-11-2011 New Delhi

Organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India, the Regional Workshop on CensusInfo will take place in New Delhi, India from 28 to 30 November 2011. Representatives of about 20 countries from the Asian region are expected to participate in the workshop. The workshop is intended to provide a forum for sharing national practices and experiences in the dissemination of census data as well as highlight CensusInfo’s potential as a platform for disseminating census data at any geographical level. The workshop will demonstrate the 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 workshop sessions will also include hands-on training on using the CensusInfo User Interface and Database Administration applications.

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National accounts workshop for South Asian countries

06-07-2009  – 09-07-2009 New Delhi

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)/Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in collaboration with the Central Statistical Organisation, India is organizing a workshop on National Accounts for South Asian countries. The workshop will take place on 6-9 July 2009 in New Delhi, India, hosted by the Central Statistical Organisation, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation of India.

The workshop is part of UNSD’s efforts to strengthen statistical capacity building in the region and as such relates to the framework of the project “Strengthening statistical capacity building in support of progress towards the Internationally Agreed Development Goals in countries of South Asia.” The purpose of the workshop is to have an interactive discussion on the methodology for compiling Quarterly National Accounts following production approach and related issues such as, the timeliness and reliability of source data, benchmarking and rebasing, volume measures and back casting in view of the update of the SNA and the revision of ISIC. It is foreseen that workshop discussions will also contribute to a regional strategy to harmonize data collection, compilation and revision policies, quality standards and the extension of the scope and detail of the quarterly national accounts in the region.

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  • Gulab Singh, Statistics Division, Tel.: +1 212 963 3904, E-mail: singh46@un.org

2nd international workshop on economic census

06-07-2009  – 09-07-2009 New Delhi

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with Korea National Statistical Office (KNSO) is organizing the Second International Workshop on Economic Census. The workshop is dedicated to the topics of great relevance for the establishment and maintenance of a sound foundation for the compilation of economic statistics in countries at different levels of economic development. It is a follow up event to the First International Workshop on Economic Census, jointly organized by UNSD and the National Bureau of Statistics of China in 2005, which evaluated the potential of the economic census for production of high quality and policy relevant economic statistics and concluded that it serves as the cornerstone for the economic statistics infrastructure of many countries.

The workshop is aiming to provide a discussion forum for country representatives and international experts to share and document their experiences in economic census and its role in addressing the challenges faced by the National Statistical Offices in measuring the constantly changing economies. The workshop will review all aspects of the conduct of an economic census – from its planning, through data collection and processing, to the dissemination and analysis of census results.

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  • Youlia Antonova, Statistics Division, Tel.: +1 917 367 3376, E-mail: antonova@un.org

Inter-Regional Workshop on the Production of Gender Statistics

06-08-2007  – 10-08-2007 New Delhi


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