Adopting list of environmental statistics for Central Africa

Workshop on environment statistics for the francophone Central African countries will be organized in Yaounde, Cameroon, on 5-9 December

DESA’s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Economic Commission of Africa, is organizing a workshop with the main objectives to: (a) adopt a list of environmental statistics and indicators for the Central African region for national and regional reporting; (b) review methodologies for the ECOWAS regional core set of environmental indicators for use in this region; (c) develop a way forward for a draft regional programme on environment statistics; (d) train participants from national statistical offices and environmental ministries/agencies on basic concepts, methods and best practices in environment statistics; and (e) provide a forum for exchange of information on the status of national environment statistics.

For more information: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/newsletter/globalstat_unsd_calendar.htm