2014 - News


Training Course on Assessing Training Needs of the Statistical Workforce in Agricultural Statistics,
[15 - 18 December 2014, Chiba, Japan]

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Fourth RAP Regional Workshop on Building Training Resources for Improving Agricultural and Rural Statistics: Survey Methods for Agricultural Statistics- Current Practices and International Recommendations , 14 - 18 December 2014, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran

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Training on National Strategies for the Development of Statistics (NSDS)
[ 9- 12 December 2014, Chiba, Japan]

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Country Course on CSPro for the Government of Timor-Leste, 24 November - 5 December 2014 , Dili, Timor-Leste

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EU-India seminar on quality matters in national accounts. (25 – 26 November 2014, Greater Noida, India)
Seventh Regional Workshop on Statistical Quality Management and Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics: National Quality Assurance Frameworks for National Accounts (27 – 28 November 2014, Greater Noida, India)

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Workshop on Measuring Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security and Poverty Alleviation for Enhancing Accountability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda (Collaboration with CAPSA), 24 – 28 November 2014, Bogor, Indonesia

Regional Training Course on Sampling Methods for Producing Core Data Items for Agricultural and Rural Statistics, 29 September – 10 October 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia

Fourth Intermediate-Level e-Learning Course on System of National Accounts (2008 SNA) , 8 September - 7 November 2014

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Sixth Basic-Level e-Learning Course on Introduction to System of National Accounts (2008 SNA) , 8 September - 7 November 2014

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Second Group Training Course in Improving Capability in Producing Official Statistics Relating to MDGs Indicators, 18 August - 19 December 2014, Chiba, Japan

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Country Course on Basic Data Analysis and Statistical Report Writing for the Timor-Leste General Directorate of Statistics, 30 July - 8 August 2014, Timor-Leste
SIAP in collaboration with the Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute (PSRTI) is currently running a country training course on basic data analysis and statistical report writing for the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) of the Ministry of Finance of Timor-Leste from 28 July-8August, 2014. The training has drawn participants from GDS and other line ministries. The objectives of the training are to increase the capability of the GDS and other line ministries to produce simple statistical reports and indicators.

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Sub-regional Technical Workshop on Work Statistics (19th ICLS Resolution) and Labour Migration Statistics for the Pacific Islands Countries (PICs), 28 July - 1 August 2014, Nadi, Fiji
Organized by the International Labour Organization and the ESCAP Pacific Office, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, the University of South Pacific and SIAP.

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Sub-Regional Training Workshop on Changes in SNA 2008 Affecting GDP Compilation, 30 June - 4 July 2014, Astana, Kazakhstan
Organized by ESCAP Statistics Division and SIAP, hosted by the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Statistics and funded by the Russian Federation.
A five day sub-regional training workshop on changes in SNA 2008 affecting GDP compilation opened on June 30, 2014. The workshop is being facilitated by SIAP, the Statistics Division of ESCAP and the IMF in collaboration with the Russian Federation and the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Statistics (ARKS). Twenty five statistics experts from Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbajain, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Mongolia, Russian Federation, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are participating in the workshop.

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First Group Training Programme on Production and Statistical Analysis of Monitoring Indicators in Support of Inclusive Development Policies, 19 May - 27 June 2014, Chiba, Japan

Eighteen government statisticians from 9 countries in Asia, Africa and the Pacific completed this inaugural six-week SIAP/JICA training course designed to strengthen capacity of participants and their institutions for analyzing disparities and monitoring impacts of inclusive development policies.

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Workshop on Gender Statistics for JICA-KFAW Training on Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers, 4 June 2014, Chiba, Japan

SIAP organized a workshop on basics of gender statistics for eight government officials from Cambodia, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Tajikistan and Vanuatu participating in a training course on “Gender Mainstreaming Policies for Government Officers” (21 May to 21 June 2014). JICA Kyushu International Center organized the course which is being implemented by Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women.

Third Regional Workshop on Production and Use of Vital Statistics: Applying Tools and Materials Available to Improve Vital Statistics, 26 - 30 May 2014, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
This 5-day training course workshop focused on the revised international principles and recommendations for compiling, processing and disseminating vital statistics. Through experts' presentations, sharing of country practices and facilitated group discussions, 26 vital statisticians and civil registration officials from 15 Asian countries enhanced their understanding of strategies for improving civil registration and vital statistics systems and improved their capability to identify crucial gaps and challenges in applying international standards.

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Third Intermediate-Level e-Learning Course on System of National Accounts (2008 SNA), 12 May - 11 July 2014 [Online]
Fifty-five statisticians from Afghanistan, Fiji, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Laos, Macao-China, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Vietnam are participating in the third intermediate level e-learning course on National Accounts focusing on SNA 2008. The nine-week online course is being conducted by SIAP in collaboration with the Australia Bureau of Statistics.

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Fifth Basic-Level e-Learning Course on Introduction to System of National Accounts (2008 SNA), 12 May -11 July 2014 [Online]
One hundred and fifty statisticians from Armenia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong (China) ,India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Lao PDR, Macao (China), Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Vietnam are participating in the fifth e-learning course on introduction to national accounts focusing on SNA 2008. The nine-week online course is being conducted by SIAP in collaboration with the Australia Bureau of Statistics.

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Country Course on Basic Statistics and Basic MS Excel
[5 - 23 May 2014, Dili, Timor-Leste]

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