2018 News

Group Training Programme on Theory and Practices in Official Statistics for Monitoring Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
27 August - 7 December 2018 | 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 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.
6 August 7 September 2018 | Online
Third e-Learning Course on Introduction of Official Statistics
This e-Learning course introduces participants to the principles, systems and processes involved in the production of official statistics, both nation-ally and internationally. The focus of the course in on the big ideas that underpin official statisticians’ work, rather than on statistical theory and methods.
13 - 17 August 2018 | Suva, Fiji
Sub Regional Training Course on Sampling Methods for Producing Core Data Items for Agricultural and Rural Statistics
The sub regional training course aims to bring together statisticians and stakeholders to provide technical guidance on the selection and application of appropriate sampling methods for producing the minimum set of core data items for agricultural and rural statistics.     more details...
25 - 29 June 2018 | Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Regional Training Course on Big Data for Sustainable Development
This training course is aimed at strengthening the technical capacity of statistical producers to incorporate new data sources, including Big Data, into their statistical production processes. This will enhance the capacity to provide of high-quality, timely and reliable data to produce the relevant SDG indicators and other statistics.
19 June - 18 July 2018 | Online
Second e-Learning Course on Introduction of Official Statistics
This e-Learning course introduces participants to the principles, systems and processes involved in the production of official statistics, both nation-ally and internationally. The focus of the course in on the big ideas that underpin official statisticians’ work, rather than on statistical theory and methods.
11 - 22 June 2018 | Online
e-Learning Course R for Official Statistics
This e-Learning course introduces participants to the basic operations of the R and its application to official statistics. R is an open source is statistical analysis package which is rapidly gaining users in all fields of statistics. The focus of the course in on the use of R for common tasks within as official statisticians’ work, rather than on statistical theory and methods.
Online Module | 9 - 16 May 2018
Face-to-Face Module: 21 - 25 May 2018 (Perak, Malaysia)

Regional Course on Statistical Business Registers: Data sources, maintenance and quality assurance
The course will be divided into two parts: a self-paced online module and a face-to-face module. Completion of both the online and face-to-face modules will be required to obtain a training certificate. This regional course aims to provide a platform for demonstrating good practices and exchanging experiences in dealing with challenges and issues in the development, maintenance and use of statistical business registers (SBRs).      more details ....
Statistical Analysis of Disaggregated SDG Indicators for Inclusive Development Policies
21 May 13 July 2018 | Chiba, Japan
In collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) The objective of the course is to strengthen capacity to produce SDG indicators and relevant economic, social, and environment statistics that facilitate the analysis of disparities and monitoring of impacts of inclu-sive development policies and programs.
21 May - 14 June 2018 | Chiba, Japan
First e-Learning course on Food Balance Sheets
To improve the capacity of countries to adopt cost-effective and reliable methods for producing minimum set of agricultural and rural statistics
9 May - 5 June 2018 | Online
First e-Learning Course on Introduction of Official Statistics
This e-Learning course introduces participants to the principles, systems and processes involved in the production of official statistics, both nation-ally and internationally. The focus of the course in on the big ideas that underpin official statisticians’ work, rather than on statistical theory and methods.
Workshop of Quality on Statistics for SDG Indicators
23 to 25 April 2018 | Chiba, Japan
The workshop provided an opportunity to participants to learn basic concepts and frameworks for the quality of statistics through hands-on sessions, with the overall aim of enhancing the capacity to produce a set of statistics including indicators, to track and monitor Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) More details....
23 - 27 April 2018 | Daejeon, Republic of Korea
Regional Training Course on Agricultural Cost of Production Statistics
This training course aimed at strengthening the technical capacity of statistical producers to apply relevant international comparable methods and standards in the compilation of agricultural cost of production statistics. The regional training course aims to build the capacity of statistical producing institutions in RAP’s priority countries and to train their statisticians to compile high quality and internationally comparable agricultural cost of production statistics.      More details....
Second Statistical Leadership Training of Heads of NSOs
27 to 28 March 2018 | Chiba, Japan
The Statistical Leadership Training aims to Develop and enhance the leadership skills of new heads of NSOs toward effective leadership of statistical offices and the national statistical system ; to Improve confidence of heads of NSOs as statistical leaders in their national statistical system and Share learning of experiences and practices in leading and managing their statistical offices and in their leadership role in the national statistical system
Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers
23 to 24 January 2018 | Chiba, Japan
The course to enhance capability of the national machinery to disseminate the perspective of gender mainstreaming and gender equality in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and plans in various field was held from 23 to 24 January in collaboration with JICA. Ten Government officers engaged in planning, implementation and/or evaluation of the gender equality or gender mainstreaming in the National Machinery (Central policy coordination unit for the advancement of gender equality inside the government).