Training Programme on Innovations in Use of New Data Sources and Methodologies for SDG Statistics 28 January - 8 March 2019 | Chiba, Japan
This course was jointly organised by the Institute and the Japan International Cooperation Agency of the Government of Japan. It is designed to strengthen the innovative capabilities of national statistical systems to explore new data sources such as geo-spatial information, big data, and alternative administrative data, and apply alternative/non-traditional methods for SDG statistics. The program will also develop ability to use the non-traditional supplementary data for disaggregation of SDG statistics.
15 - 19 October 2018 | Daejon, Republic of Korea Regional Workshop on Gender Statistics and SDG Indicators 5.a.1 and 5.a.2
The regional workshop aims to raise awareness and build technical capacity of national experts in Asia and the Pacific region in terms of the importance and use of sex-disaggregated statistics in agriculture, and for compilation, use and reporting of SDG indicators 5.a.1 and 5.a.2. Further details on the course are in the attached Concept Note
Group Training Programme on Theory and Practices in Official Statistics for Monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 27 August to 7 December 2018 | Chiba, Japan
The course was conducted by SIAP, in cooperation with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) of the government of Japan. Twenty three statisticians from 23 countries were attended this course.
To strengthen the capacity of entities belonging to national statistical systems, by providing statistical staff with training that aims at increasing their knowledge and improving their skills to produce data, to apply statistical methods in order to produce official statistics as well as indicators and to interpret and to use these for monitoring progress in achieving the SDGs.
The Fourteenth session of SIAP Governing Council [Incheon, Republic of Korea | 26 to 27 November 2018]
The fourteenth session of its Governing Council was held from 26 to 27 November in Incheon, Republic of Korea. Six members of the Governing Council: China, Japan, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea and Russian Federation and eight observers participated in the session. During the session the Governing Council reviewed activities and status in 2018, work programme, implementation plan and financial plan for 2019, and programme of work to formulate the 2020—2024 strategic plan of SIAP.
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Regional Course on SDG Indicators under FAO Custodianship 26 - 30 November 2018 | Chiba, Japan
The course is aimed at strengthening the technical capacity of national statistical offices to compile the SDG indicators under FAO custodianship and report them at national and international levels.
Regional Course on SDG Indicators: Measuring decent work in the context of the SDGs 19 - 22 November 2018 | Chiba, Japan
This regional course aims to better equip national and international stakeholders in the new SDGs statistical monitoring system. It is designed to enhance institutional capacity to identify, collect, analyse and disseminate labour market information and other indicators related to decent work. It emphasises the 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) resolution on statistics of work, employment and labour underutilization as an important pillar of the new SDG indicator framework, not only for targets in Goal 8 but also in other Goals related to the decent work agenda.
Workshop on Gender Statistics for SDG Indicators 12 - 16 November 2018 | Chiba, Japan
The workshop provided an opportunity to participants to learn the basic concepts, compilation and analysis related to gender statistics through hands-on sessions, with the overall aim of enhancing the capacity to produce a set of gender related indicators, to track and monitor Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). more details...
5th Regional Training Course on the National Strategy for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) and Advanced Data Planning Tool (ADAPT) 6 - 9 November 2018 | Chiba, Japan
Training course feature an intensive workshop on the Advanced Data Planning Tool (ADAPT), an innovative web-based planning tool for National Statistical Offices, national planning agencies, and other data producers to document data demands and supply and identify the data gaps in policy, planning and monitoring frameworks.more details...
Regional Training Course on the Measurement of Post-Harvest Losses in Asia and the Pacific 22 - 24 2018 | Chiba, Japan
To enhance the capacity of entities which belong to the National Statistics Office, the Ministries of Agriculture and/or the Ministries of Food through provision of training to statistical staff, in order to increase their knowledge and to develop their skills to produce data, apply appropriate statistical methods to produce Post-Harvest Loss (PHL) statistics and indicators including the Global Food Loss Index (GFLI), interpret and utilise these for monitoring the progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
more details...15 - 19 October 2018 | Daejon, Republic of Korea Regional Training Course on Education-Related SDG indicators
The course is aimed at strengthening the technical capacity of entities of national statistical systems to produce a set of education-related statistics, including indicators, to formulate, implement and evaluate esucation policy and track progress towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4).
more details...17 - 21 September 2018 | Nadi, Fiji
Training Programme on Climate Change Related Statistics and the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting for Pacific Island Countries
Development of evidence-based sustainable development strategies and policies relies on available and reliable statistics. Mainstreaming the measurement of environment concerns as part of the regular data collection programs of national statistical offices would give policy makers the means with which to make balanced policy choices for sustainable development. Such measurements will also assist with monitoring national and international sustainable development initiatives, including the sustainable development goals, the SAMOA Pathway for Small Island Developing States and the Pacific SDG Roadmap.
Fourth Meeting of the Network for the Coordination of Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific 12 September| Chiba, Japan
The Network facilitates information sharing and promotes coordination among national statistical training institutions, regional and international statistical training providers, and donor agencies that provide funding for statistical trainings in the region. At its organizational meeting, the Network members recognized that better coordination would provide an environment within which training recipients and training providers can use a common language and a set of tools to describe priority needs and, identify and fill training gaps in the region more details...Seventh Workshop on Forging Partnerships for Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific:
Effective Collaboration for Increasing Availability, Access and Use of Quality Gender Statistics
10 - 11 September 2018 | Chiba, Japan
The workshop provides an opportunity to participants to deepen the understanding of gender statistics for policy formulation and planning as well as for the implementation and monitoring of national development strategies and specific gender equality and women’s empowerment commitments. more details...