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Page 422010 Shanghai World Expo; Summit Forum
18 November, 2010
The Summit Forum is of the highest rank among three types of forums. The Summit Forum will be the climax of the Expo forums as it provides a stage for large-scale discussion of global urbanization issues. The ┐Shanghai Declaration,┐ which is to be announced at the Summit Forum, will be a significant...
International Seminar on Early Warning and Business Cycle Indicators
17 - 19 November, 2010
This is the final seminar organized by DESA┐s Statistics Division and Eurostat in cooperation with the hosts of the three seminars, Statistics Canada (Ottawa, May 2009), Statistics Netherlands (Scheveningen, December 2009) and the Federal eState Statistics Service of the Russian Federation. These se...
National CensusInfo Training
09 - 12 November, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division is organizing this training in collaboration with the National Statistical Office, Malawi. It is intended to develop the national census technical teams┐ capacities to adapt CensusInfo as platform for disseminating census data. Participants will learn various processes inv...
Seminar on the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 2008 in the Latin America and Caribbean Region
09 - 12 November, 2010
The System of National Accounts, 2008 (2008 SNA) is an updated version of the System of National Accounts, 1993 (1993 SNA). It is the fifth version of the SNA, the first of which was published over fifty years ago.
The 2008 SNA was prepared under the auspices of the Inter-Secretariat Workin...
Workshop on MDG Monitoring
08 - 11 November, 2010
The Workshop, which is organized by DESA┐s Statistics Division in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), will bring together representatives from national statistical offices and line ministries to review recommendations for reporting of MDG data and to establi...
Second Meeting of Expert Group on Energy Statistics
02 - 05 November, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division is organizing this Expert Group Meeting to review and endorse the provisional draft of the International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES) prior to its submission to the United Nations Statistical Commission for adoption at its 42nd Session (22-25 February 2011)...
Workshop on updated and new recommendations for International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS 2010) and their implementation in countries of the Sub-Saharan Africa region
01 - 05 November, 2010
At its forty-first session (23 - 26 February 2010) the Statistical Commission adopted IMTS 2010 and endorsed the implementation programme as contained in the Secretary General┐s report, including the preparation of the revised IMTS Compilers Manual and continued technical assistance activities.
High-Level Regional Meeting on ┐Education and the achievement of the MDGs
22 - 23 October, 2010
DESA in collaboration with the Government of Thailand, UNESCO and ESCAP is organizing on 22-23 October an ECOSOC High-Level Regional Meeting on ┐Education and the achievement of the MDGs┐ for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand, in preparation for the 2011 Annual Ministerial Review on the them...
World e-Parliament Conference 2010
21 - 22 October, 2010
The 2010 World e-Parliament Conference, which is being organized by DESA, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Parliament of South Africa and the Pan-African Parliament and coordinated by DESA┐s Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, will be held at the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, Johannesburg, S...
World Statistics Day
20 October, 2010
For the first time this 20 October, the observance of World Statistics Day (WSD) will bring the world┐s attention to the importance of statistics in decision-making. The United Nations General Assembly designated this day to acknowledge the crucial role of statistics in policy-making, transparency a...