From 24 to 27 November 2020, PARIS21 is partnering with the United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (UNSIAP) for a virtual training course on strategic planning for data and statistical development.
The course, attended by senior managers of national statistical offices and national planning agencies in the Asia-Pacific region, will give an introduction to a number of innovative tools and methods designed to help statistical systems develop adequate capacities to cope with new and rising data demands.
The toolbox includes
National Strategies for the Development of Statistics (NSDS), a long-term action plan for the production and dissemination of national statistics,
Capacity Development 4.0, a new approach to capacity development, to assess and strategically develop the capacity of statistical systems, including their legal framework, funding infrastructure, coordination, communications and advocacy.
Advanced Data Planning Tool (ADAPT), a web-based planning tool to adapt data production to the data needs for policy making, planning and monitoring.
In addition, the four-day training will feature special topics on gender statistics as well as fragility and resilience in crisis context. To enrich cross-country learning, participants will share country practices and experiences in national development and strategic planning.