Strengthening the capacity to assess census data

UN Sub-regional Workshop on Census Data Evaluation will be held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 14-17 November

DESA’s Statistics Division in cooperation with the Cambodian Institute of Statistics will organize a Workshop on Census Data Evaluation. This workshop will be organized within the framework of the UN/DESA Development Account project for strengthening the statistical capacity of countries in South-East Asia. The objectives of the workshop are to strengthen the technical capacity of the participating countries to identify types of errors in census data and to apply methods of evaluating the quality of census data. Representatives from national statistical offices of Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Timor-Leste and Viet Nam are invited to the workshop. The workshop will also provide the forum to discuss national practices and to exchange experiences and lessons learned among the participating countries.

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