Regional Training Workshop on Trade SDMX
10-09-2018 – 14-09-2018 Tunis
African Union Commission (AUC) and UN Statistics Division (UNSD) organize jointly the first Regional Training Workshop on Trade SDMX to raise awareness on SDMX-IMTS artifacts including data structure, concepts and code lists; and to train IT experts and trade statisticians in using latest SDMX tools to map their trade database in to SDMX-IMTS output. The workshop will be attended by around twenty-five African countries and various Regional Economic Communities.
The main objectives of the workshop are as follows:
- Train the Trade Experts, both IT and trade statistician, on SDMX introductory topic in general, focused on SDMX-IMTS data structure definition version 1.1;
- Assist trade statisticians/experts in implementing SDMX-IMTS by conducting mapping exercise between national database and SDMX-IMTS code lists;
- Contribute on on-going review of current data structure definition both at technical and substantive levels;
- Test generic SDMX output function at Eurotrace.NET and explore possibility to integrate SDMX-IMTS into the latest version of Eurotrace.net.
Workshop on the Operation of Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems and the Production of Vital Statistics Reports for the Eastern Mediterranean Region Countries (Group2)
26-03-2018 – 30-03-2018 Tunis
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in cooperation with the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO-EMRO) is organizing a Workshop on the Operation of Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems and the Production of Vital Statistics Reports for the Eastern Mediterranean Region Countries (Group2) . The workshop will take place in Tunis, Tunisia, from 26 to 30 March 2018 and will be conducted in English with Arabic interpretation.
The workshop aims to increase the knowledge and skills of participating statisticians, civil registration officials, identity management officials and health officials in implementing the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3 and the revised Handbook on civil registration and vital statistics systems: management, operation and maintenance as well as to give participants hands-on technical support to produce vital statistics reports from civil registration records and improve their capacity to identify obstacles and challenges for achieving complete coverage of their systems.
The workshop will also provide a forum for exchange of national experiences in evaluating vital statistics and discussing the capacity of participating countries to deliver quality national vital statistics for international compilation and dissemination. Current practices for setting up a holistic framework that encompasses Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems will be reviewed.
Workshop on the 2010 World programme on population and housing censuses: Census evaluation and post enumeration surveys, for French-speaking African countries
07-12-2009 – 11-12-2009 Tunis
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the National Institute of Statistics of Tunisia, is organizing a Regional Workshop on census evaluation in the context of the 2010 World Programme for Population and Housing Censuses. The Workshop will take place from 7-11 December 2009 in Tunis, Tunisia. The purpose of the Workshop is to present an overview of the various methods of evaluating censuses with a focus on the post enumeration survey (PES) methodology. More specifically, the Workshop will cover demographic methods of census evaluation and elements of the PES with regard to: (1) planning and implementation; (2) frames and sample design; (3) methodologies for evaluating content and coverage errors; (4) matching procedures; (5) imputation of missing values; and (6) tabulation and dual system of estimation. The Workshop will also offer the possibility to the participants to present and discuss the experience of their countries on different aspects of census evaluation and the post enumeration survey.