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25 Nov 2014
Quality statistics are essential in order to guide governments to invest efficiently their resources efficiently. In low income countries more than 70% of births are not registered.


24 Nov 2014
Global consultation on the proposed post-2015 global education indicators begins In the run-up to 2015, when the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will reach their deadline, several initiatives are underway to formulate a new set of goals and targets for sustainable development.


03 Nov 2014
For a week in Bamako, Mali, AFRISTAT and PARIS21 organised a workshop for trainers in Statistics and Public Relations. The workshop gathered together over twenty participants, journalists and statisticians from Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mali and Senegal, alongside AFRISTAT, STATEC and PARIS21 experts.


01 Nov 2014
The Caribbean Association of Professional Statisticians(CAPS) aims to promote statistics and its application to evidence-based decision-making in the Caribbean, encourage collaboration and discussion among professional statisticians; facilitate training and development of professional statisti


18 Jul 2014
The last few days have seen a new popular form of development advocacy emerge, the SDG Haiku. PARIS21 was more than willing to take part and tweet a few thoughts on statistics, data, and measurement.




01 Jul 2014
The Statistics Division of FAO is in the process of recruiting two Statisticians (Senior P-5, Junior P-3) in the area of Environment Statistics. P-5 Senior StatisticianP-3 Junior Statistician Application deadline is 23 Jul


18 Jun 2014
PARIS21 is looking for Regional Programme Co-ordinators to join the Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) and play an active role in strengthening on-going country and regional activities in (a) Africa and the Middle East as well as (b) Latin America and the Caribbean.


12 Jun 2014
Making data more accessible for society at large: the role of open data, communication and technologyFrom 11 June 09:00 (GMT) until 24 June 2014!CIVICUS, Data-Pop Alliance, Open Knowledge, PARIS21, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Ushahidi, Web-COSI and Wikiprogress Invite you to join this online discussion The purpose of this discussion is to take a bro


08 Apr 2014
In the world of data, the pace of innovations and technological advancement over the past decade has been unprecedented. Cloud storage, open data, smartphones, drone imaging, data visualization, social media: these innovations and many others are presenting statisticians with promising opportunities for increasing the efficiency and efficacy of data collection, dissemination, and use.