The Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) Indonesia, in partnership with PARIS21, co-organised the NSDS Kick-off meeting on 24 September 2018 with 100 participants from 35 ministries and agencies producing statistics, including representatives from provincial offices.
The event was followed by a 3-day NSDS training and strategic planning workshop on 25-27 September to provide an overview of the NSDS framework and process. The workshop was designed to discuss issues and challenges and proposal to resolve the statistical challenges in the national statistical system (NSS) through the identification of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) that serves to validate initial findings on the assessment of the NSS. The workshop produced the proposed vision, mission, and key strategic outcomes (draft strategic framework) that will be used to prepare Indonesia in the creation of it's 2019-2024 medium term NSDS. The draft strategic framework highlights the need to improve data quality, ensure credibility and trust in data produced in the NSS, build statistical literacy of data users, strengthen co-ordination and the role of the BPS for improved management and governance of the NSS, modernise and transform the statistical system through the One Data Policy, strengthen statistical capacity of data producers, intensify data user-producer engagement and feedback and enhance subnational statistics.
The BPS is set to organise consultation meetings with NSS stakeholders and data users as a follow-up activity to the recently-concluded NSDS training and strategic planning workshop to firm up the NSDS strategic framework and identify key priorities for statistical development in the country.