Training Course on Communication and Advocacy for Agricultural and Rural Statistics
This training course is aimed at strengthening the communication and advocacy capacities of statistical offices and statistical units of agricultural ministries to promote use of agricultural data in policy monitoring and evaluation. Specifically, the training course will equip participants with knowledge and tools that ensures effective use of dissemination strategies to maximize uptake of agricultural statistics for policy monitoring and evaluation.
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Asia and the Pacific Conference: Transformative Agenda for Official Statistics
Group Training Programme on Improving Capability in Producing Official Statistics for Monitoring the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
Regional Course on SNA 2008 (Special Topics): Improving Exhaustiveness of GDP Coverage
Third Group Training Programme on Production and Statistical Analysis of Monitoring Indicators in Support of Inclusive Development Police
The objective of the programme is to strengthen capacity of government statisticians to produce social and economic statistics and indicators that facilitate analysis of disparities and monitoring of impacts of inclusive development policies, which are highlighted in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Seventh Intermediate-Level e-Learning Course on System of National Accounts (2008 SNA): Integrated Transaction Accounts
The course will provide a strong foundation for the practical understanding and application of the 2008 System of National Accounts in the compilation of key national accounts aggregates. The objectives of the course are to provide an overview of the main changes in the SNA 2008 relative to the SNA 1993 and their effects, demonstrate methods and techniques for compiling transactional accounts in the SNA 2008, and explain use of volume measures in national accounts.
Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics Week
The Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics Week is organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank, the United Nations Statistics Division and the World Bank. It has three components: a three-day seminar (2-4 May), two project support meetings (afternoon of 4 May and morning of 5 May) and the Fifth Meeting of the Steering Group for the Regional Programme for Economic Statistics (afternoon of 5 May and 6 May). For more information, please visit http://communities.unescap.org/economic-statistics/asia-pacific-economic-statistics-week.
Ninth Basic-Level e-Learning Course on System of National Accounts (2008 SNA): Integrated Transaction Accounts
The course will provide a strong foundation for the practical understanding and application of the 2008 System of National Accounts in the compilation of key national accounts aggregates. The objectives of the course are to provide an overview of the SNA 2008 and to demonstrate methods and techniques for compiling transactional accounts in the SNA 2008.
Second Meeting of the Network for the Coordination of Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific
The ESCAP Committee on Statistics, at its third session, decided to establish a Network for the Coordination of Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific (the Network) and tasked SIAP to facilitate its work. The key role of the Network is to facilitate information sharing and coordination among statistical training institutions in the region. The second meeting of the Network was convened on 4 March 2016 to review and update its programme of work, including that of the Sub-group.
Regional Workshop on Training of Trainers for Official Statistics
The main objective of the workshop is to improve institutional capacity of national statistical systems (NSSs) in designing, developing and delivering training on official statistics. The workshop also aims at piloting a ToT manual, including a generic template that can be utilized by training providers to develop specialized ToT manuals/guides.