PARIS21 in partnership with the UN Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific will organize its 6th NSDS-ADAPT Training Course for senior statisticians in the region, a continuing statistical capacity building activity on strategic planning in statistics.  This year’s course will include strategic planning on emerging issues such as the use of administrative data, open data, innovations, and updating of statistics law in terms of upgrading NSO's role in the wider data ecosystem. The training course provide guidance on how NSOs will lead in coordinating and developing the NSS to address these new and emerging concerns that needs to be incorporated in the NSDS.  The integrated ADAPT module will feature the new costing element of the tool.