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Workshop on Tourism Statistics for CIS countries and Georgia

29 June - 2 July, 2010, Chisinau, Moldova

The workshop "Developing National Systems of Tourism Statistics: Challenges and Good Practices " was organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS (CISSTAT) and the National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova (NBS), with the support of the United National Development Programme – Moldova. The Workshop was hosted by the NBS in Chisinau, Moldova between 29 June and 2 July 2010.

The objective of the workshop was to assist countries in strengthening their statistical capacity in the area of tourism statistics by training them in the International Recommendations for Tourism Statistics 2008 adopted by the United Nations Statistical Commission at its 39th session in February 2008 as well as by providing advice on practical issues of the implementation. The training focused on both the conceptual issues and good practices in organizing and improving the national programmes of tourism statistics under various country specific circumstances. The workshop aimed also at promoting and facilitating the inter-agency cooperation to ensure that tourism statistics is compiled in an integrated and efficient way and the disseminated data serve the needs of national tourism agencies, national statistical offices and central banks in the best possible way.


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