2016 - News

26 to 30 September 2016, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan
Second Sub-regional Workshop on Data and Statistics for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
[Central Asia]
The subregional workshops, through facilitated discussions, will provide national authorities with the tools needed to implement the Goals. They will ensure that the Goals and proposed regional vision are aligned, enabling concrete action at subregional and national levels. The workshops also will create focused plans to assist in the integration of the regional vision into national strategies and forums. More ...
5 to 9 September 2016, Greater Noida, India
First Sub-regional Workshop on Data and Statistics for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The subregional workshops, through facilitated discussions, will provide national authorities with the tools needed to implement the Goals. They will ensure that the Goals and proposed regional vision are aligned, enabling concrete action at subregional and national levels. The workshops also will create focused plans to assist in the integration of the regional vision into national strategies and forums.

22 August to 16 December 2016, Chiba, Japan

Group Training Programme on Improving Capability in Producing Official Statistics for Monitoring the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

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22 to 30 August 2016 , Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Regional Course on SNA 2008 (Special Topics): Improving Exhaustiveness of GDP Coverage

The course focuses on selected topics as a follow-up to the annual basic- and intermediate-level e-learning SIAP courses that provide the overview of the SNA framework, introduces the new features of the 2008 SNA and builds knowledge and core skills in compilation of national accounts statistics in accordance with the framework. This advanced-level course focuses on providing guidance on approaches to expand and increase exhaustiveness in the coverage of GDP estimates.
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16-17 August 2016, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Group Training on Agricultural Statistics Planning and Designing

Fifteen government statisticians from twelve countries ( Cote-d’Ivoire, Egypt, Madagascar, Malawi, Myanmar, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Uganda, Kenya and Papua New Guinea) are taking part in JICA training course on Agricultural Statistics Planning and Designing. SIAP facilitated two day sessions on Survey Design& Sampling and National Quality Assurance Frameworks on 16-17 August.
11- to 15 July 2016, New Delhi, India
Workshop on Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) Training

The workshop provided a forum for sharing FAO’s experience in CAPI application in surveys and data collection. Participants were introduced to the free CAPI software known as Survey Solutions developed by the Development Research Group of the World Bank in collaboration with FAO which meets the requirement of agricultural and prices’ surveys.
27 June to 1 July 2016, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
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. More ...

Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers, Kitakyushi, Tokyo, Chiba, Japan
[14 to 15 June 2016, Chiba, Japan]

This is one of JICA Trainings organized by Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women (KFAW).
This program is designed for national gender machinery (central and local branches) which is a central policy coordinating unit for the advancement of gender quality inside the government.
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.
[16 May to 27 June 2016 , On-line ]
Third Group Training Programme on Production and Statistical Analysis of Monitoring Indicators in Support of Inclusive Development Policies
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. More ...
[16 May to 24 June 2016, Chiba, Japan ]
Ninth Basic-Level e-Learning Course on System of National Accounts (2008 SNA): Integrated Transaction Accounts
[14 March to 15 April 2016 , On-line ]
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.
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[4 March 2016 , Chiba, Japan ]
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. More...
[29 February to 3 March 2016 , Chiba, Japan ]
In-person phase of the Training Programme on the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) Central Framework for Asia and the Pacific
The SEEA has been identified as one of the useful frameworks for the purpose of monitoring and reporting for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda in support of an inclusive and people-centered sustainable development. The purpose of the training programme is to help participants in acquiring knowledge and skills about compiling environmental-economic accounts; to facilitate information sharing among countries; and to support countries to set up a strategy and work plan for the SEEA implementation. The in-person phase builds upon the online phase of the training that started on 27 October and is scheduled to conclude on 18 December. The in-person training will provide a unique opportunity for participants who had already acquired an understanding of basic SEEA concepts to improve their knowledge through practical exercises and discussions on implementation issues. More...
[23 to 26 February 2016 , Chiba, Japan ]