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Workshop on Environment Statistics for the East African Community Region

Arusha, Tanzania
27 - 31 March, 2017

As part of the Development Account Project on Supporting Member States in developing and strengthening environment statistics and integrated environmental-economic accounting for improved monitoring of sustainable development, the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) will organize a regional workshop for the East African Community (EAC) member states in Arusha, Tanzania from 27 to 31 March 2017.

The Workshop will focus on discussing the progress in the implementation of the FDES 2013, developing a list of regional indicators, and reviewing of data availability for the environmentally-related SDG indicators. The countries will present the progress made in environment statistics since the projectĺs inception. They will also share their experiences by presenting the main challenges they faced and how they overcame them. A draft list of regional indicators according to the EAC policies will be presented. The countries will discuss their relevance and data availability in their national context in working groups. A review of data availability for the environmentally-related SDG indicators and plans for filling gaps will be conducted. As part of this work, best practices in environmentally-related censuses and surveys will be presented.

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Date 27 - 31 March, 2017
Time
Location Arusha, Tanzania
Organizer Statistics Division [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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by Biafra [NGO]
18 Mar 2017
That's good, the regional environmental statistic, we appreciate

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