During a workshop held in Cotonou, Benin, from 2 to 4 October 2012, users and producers of statistics gathered together to review and assess the progress of the country’s NSDS (2008-2011). Participants also discussed guiding principles for the next NSDS, planned for 2015.


In his opening speech, the Minister of Economic Analysis, Development and Planning of Benin

reasserted his country’s commitment to a long-term statistical development and the necessity to integrate statistics into all development policies and strategies.


The workshop was organised by the National Statistical Institute of Benin (INSAE) with the support of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in collaboration with AFRISTAT and PARIS21.


For more information about the workshop click here (in French).



See other articles

A workshop attended by state ministers, deputy ministers, permanent secretaries, directors and other high-level government officials of Maldives was conducted on 24 January 2019 (...)
The Expert Group on Refugee and Internally Displaced Persons Statistics (EGRIS) was established in response to growing numbers of forcibly displaced persons worldwide and persist(...)
Statistician – Quality assurance and statistics governance Job Posting:23/Jan/2019 Closure Date:19/Feb/2019, 11:59:00 PM Organizational Unit:OCS Job Type:(...)
In our latest "Data Talk" podcast, we sit down with two participants of the 2018 Cross Regional Forum to discuss how their statistical offices are integrating new technologies (...)