• Quality training on official statistics
    for monitoring of SDGs and for evidence-based decision-making for inclusive, sustainable and resilient societies.
  • Quality training on official statistics
    for monitoring of SDGs and for evidence-based decision-making for inclusive, sustainable and resilient societies.
  • Quality training on official statistics
    for monitoring of SDGs and for evidence-based decision-making for inclusive, sustainable and resilient societies.
  • Quality training on official statistics
    for monitoring of SDGs and for evidence-based decision-making for inclusive, sustainable and resilient societies.
  • Quality training on official statistics
    for monitoring of SDGs and for evidence-based decision-making for inclusive, sustainable and resilient societies.
  • Quality training on official statistics
    for monitoring of SDGs and for evidence-based decision-making for inclusive, sustainable and resilient societies.
  • Quality training on official statistics
    for monitoring of SDGs and for evidence-based decision-making for inclusive, sustainable and resilient societies.

Upcoming Events

10 January-18 February 2022 | Online |
e-learning Course on Compiling climate change indicators: an accounting approach
This course will focus on climate change indicators that can be compiled from environmental economic accounts. After a brief overview of climate change and, relevant polices and multilateral agreements, participants will learn how to compile various indicators that inform climate change. The focus of the course is on better understanding the relationship between climate change and economic activity. And the statistical framework that provides the concepts, definitions, and methodology for measuring this relationship is the System of Environmental Economic Accounting. In particular, participants will learn about physical supply and use tables for energy and air emissions, and indicators that can be compiled from these accounts. Other topics to be discussed include transaction accounts which can be used to derived expenditure type indicators such those on taxes on energy and pollution.
24 January - 4 March, 2022 | Online |
e-learning Course on Principles of Data Visualization for Official Statistics and SDG Indicators
The course provides an opportunity for participants to explore and comprehend the techniques of data visualization for data exploration as well as for data presentation. Participants will discover, evaluate and apply the rules of data visualization on devoted cases studies and also tackle the problem of visualizing complex data. The course proposes strategies for visualizing in multi-dimensions as well as presenting the practical methods for representing statistical indicators on maps or within dashboards.
14 February – 11 March 2022 | Online |
The Second Online Course on Crime Statistics from a Gender Perspective
The online course on crime statistics from a gender perspective will highlight basic concepts, methods and frameworks required to compile crime statistics in relation to gender and provide knowledge on the challenges and opportunities of working with different types of data sources (administrative data, sample surveys).
Online |
Environmental SDG Indicators Self-paced e-learning course
Environment is one of the three pillars of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Compiling the environment related indicators is key to informing policies and measuring progress towards achieving the SDGs. This course focuses on the 25 SDG indicators that are under the custodianship of UNEP. In the 10 modules of the course participants will learn about the importance of monitoring the environmental dimension of development, the linkages of indicators with existing statistical frameworks, and how to use environment statistics in decision making. They will also learn about indicators informing specific topics including sustainable consumption and production, waste and oceans.

News

2 and 3 December 2021 | online |
Seventeenth session of the Governing Council of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific
The Governing Council at its sixteenth session requested that the e-learning training modality continue, that more resources be devoted to it and that more of the Institute's training materials and resources be made accessible to users. The council will accordingly in its seventeenth session review the performance of the Institute in this regard and will consider further development of e-learning training materials and methodologies by the Institute.
30 November and 1 December 2021 | Online |
Sixteenth Management Seminar (Webinar) for the Heads of National Statistical Offices in Asia and the Pacific: Transforming Institutions is Transforming People
The Management Seminar aims to strengthen the leadership and management abilities of the heads of national statistical offices by providing a forum to discuss, exchange views and share experiences. The theme of this year’s seminar is "Transforming Institutions is Transforming People". The seminar will identify good practices of leadership and future steps that should be taken to lead agile, resilient and responsible human resources management.
8 November - 24 December 2021 | Online |
e-Learning Course on Machine Learning for Official Statistics and SDG Indicators
The course is designed for personnel working in the field of statistics, whose main responsibilities include data analysis of SDG indicators and related statistics with a specific target on data scientists from NSOs with an experience in both statistical modelling (regression analysis, prediction, classification, ...) and with programming or algorithmic skills. Although no programming will be required to follow and succeed in the course, the pedagogical materials include R code, in the form of reproducible markdown notebooks, as well as some Python resources and code.
8 November - 10 December 2021 | Online |
e-learning course on Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG 9): Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
This course is designed to provide a strong foundation for the main pillars of SDG 9, the relationship of this goal and the 2030 Agenda with ISID, including its contribution to building peace and prosperity for all.
Target participants are government statisticians from national statistical offices, Ministry of Industry and Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) who are involved in compiling, disseminating and analyzing statistics and indicators on industry, innovation and infrastructure; conducting policy for industrial growth and attracting investments into their countries.
18 October - 17 December 2021 | Online |
Theory and Practices in Official Statistics for Monitoring SDGs
The program provides training on the principles, processes and systems involved in the production of official statistics, with a particular focus on data and indicators needed to meet the statistics demand emanating from the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs. Official statistics are statistics that are produced according to rigorous quality standards and released by government agencies or international organizations to the public. To strengthen capacity of entities belonging to national statistical systems by providing training to statistical staff that increases their knowledge and develops their skills to produce data, apply statistical methods to produce official statistics and indicators and interpret and use these for monitoring progress in achieving the SDGs

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