Fundamentals of environment statistics

Workshop on Environment Statistics will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 5-7 December for the South-East Asian countries

DESA’s Statistics Division, in cooperation with the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam, will organize the workshop within the framework of the UNDESA Development Account Project on Building Statistical Capacity in the Low Income Countries of South-East Asia.

This workshop is aimed at assisting the participating countries by providing the fundamentals of environment statistics from the global and national perspectives, while learning more closely about the environmental challenges and statistical needs from the countries; introducing the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics, the Core Set of Environment Statistics and the UNSD/UNEP Questionnaire on Environment Statistics.

The need for environment statistics and indicators, methodological developments, global data collections and international sources of environment statistics, as well as resources needed to engage in production of environment statistics will also be discussed at the workshop. 

Participating countries will include the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam (host), the Kingdom of Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

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