Volume 18, No.03 - March 2014
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN ESCWA) is organizing a Training for trainers on Energy Statistics and Balances in the Arab region on 9-13 March in Muscat, Oman.
The training is organized in cooperation with the Statistical Center for the Cooperation Council for the Arab countries of the Gulf (GCC Stat), the International Energy Agency and UN DESA’s Statistics Division.
The aim of the workshop is (a) to build capacity of experts in energy statistics to collect basic energy statistics and compile energy balances and (b) to review the links between energy statistics and energy accounts, energy efficiency indicators and CO2 emissions. UNSD staff will participate as a resource person in the training.
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Training for trainers on Energy Statistics and Balances in the Arab region
The Public Administration Capacity Building Branch of UN DESA is organizing a capacity-building workshop on “Transfer and adaptation of innovative practices for improved public service delivery in LDCs” that will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 17 to 19 March.
The Workshop for some 25-30 trainees from the interested least developed countries will offer a platform for selected public sector managers to increase awareness of the innovations available for important areas of service delivery.
Specifically, the workshop will serve as a working space for networking and for exchanging ideas, knowledge and strategies on the ways to design and implement efficient, equitable and responsive delivery systems. The workshop is expected to make recommendations, what specific innovations are to be transferred and adapted, as well as what countries would participate in the subsequent practitioner-to-practitioner knowledge transfer workshops.
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“Transfer and adaptation of innovative practices for improved public service delivery in Least Developed Countries (LDCs)”
The International Energy Forum (IEF) in collaboration with the Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI) partners APEC, Eurostat, IEA, OPEC, OLADE and UN DESA’s Statistics Division organized the 9th Regional JODI Training Workshop on 25‐27 February in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The Workshop aimed to improve the quality and availability of monthly oil data and train participants in the collection and reporting of monthly gas data within the JODI programme.
The work on gas data is especially important in light of the upcoming launch of the JODI-Gas database in May 2014. Staff from UN DESA’s Statistics Division will participate as a resource person in the training.
For more information: 9th Regional JODI Training Workshop