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10 May – 18 June 2021 | Online |
e-Learning Course on In-depth Training on Water Accounts
This course introduces concepts relevant to compiling water statistics and accounts, and the compilation of relevant SDG indicators. The topics covered include physical supply and use tables, asset accounts, valuation and data sources. Three webinars will also be held as part of the course to provide an overview of the topics and allow participants to ask questions. [Language: English & Arabic]
10 – 31 May 2021 | Online | Russian language
e-Learning Course on Official Statistics for SDGs (conducted in the Russian language )
This course introduces fundamental knowledge on official statistics. The course will help you understand how to compile and monitor Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators from official statistics.
Этот курс ознакомит вас с фундаментальными знаниями официальной статистики. Этот курс поможет вам понять, как составлять и отслеживать показатели Целей Устойчивого Развития (ЦУР) из официальной статистики.
12 April – 7 May 2021 | Online
e-Learning Course Introductory Course on Labour Accounts
This course is designed to create a foundation on Labour Accounts. The main objectives of this course are to outline the general principles for compiling a labour account, introduce the International Labour Organization’s four-step process for creating a labour account, and describe the benefits of producing a labour account.
22 March - 28 April 2021 | Online
Compiling National Metadata for the Sustainable Development Goals
This course introduces concepts relevant to compiling metadata at the national level with emphasis on metadata for the SDGs. Among other topics covered, the course provides details on the template for compiling metadata which has been agreed upon at the international level. Two webinars will also be held as part of the course to provide an overview of the topics and allow participants to ask questions.
22 February - 9 April 2021 | Online
e-Learning Course on Disaster related statistics framework
This course aims to build national capacities for the compilation of disaster related statistics for enhancing disaster management and promote the risk-informed sustainable development in the countries. The course also aims to facilitate national monitoring and reporting on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It introduces concepts relevant to compiling disaster related statistics
13 January - 24 February 2021 | Online
e-Learning Course on Principles of Data Visualization for Official Statistics and SDG Indicators
This course introduces data visualization as a tool to produce high-quality graphics for monitoring official statistics and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators.
The course provides an opportunity for participants to explore and comprehend the techniques of data visualization for exploration as well as for dissemination. Participants will discover, evaluate and apply the rules of data visualization on devoted cases studies and tackle the problem of visualizing complex data. The course proposes also strategies for visualizing in multi-dimensions as well as practical methods for representing statistical indicators on maps or with dashboards.
6 January - 12 February 2021 | Online
e-Learning Course on Compiling climate change indicators: an accounting approach
This course introduces concepts relevant to compiling indicators that inform climate change. The topics covered include among others: climate change policies and indicators; energy and air emission accounts; and, data sources. Two webinars will also be held as part of the course to provide an overview of the topics and allow participants to ask questions. Following the completion of the course and depending on resource availability, in-kind support will be provided to countries interested in the compilation of climate change indicators that will be introduced and discussed during the course.
12 - 22 January 2021 | Video Learning
25 - 28 January 2021 | Remote Training

Online Training of Training of Trainers on Telephone Surveys
Participants are expected to contribute to capacity building on telephone surveys in their countries, and also preferably in their neighboring countries in their region. This training course would help countries conduct high-quality telephone surveys during the current pandemic as well as afterwards, as National Statistical Offices increasingly adopt to new modes of data collection.
The training will bring together statisticians from member countries of the Network for the Coordination of Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific.