Dealing with discrepancies and gaps of MDG data

Workshop on MDG Monitoring for Countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region will be held in San Jose, Costa Rica from 31 January – 3 February

The workshop, which is organized by DESA’s Statistics Division in collaboration with ECLAC, will bring together representatives from national statistical offices, line ministries and international agencies, to review recommendations for reporting of MDG data and to establish strategies for dealing with data discrepancies and data gaps at the national and international level; particularly for poverty, labor and health related MDG indicators.

In addition, the workshop will provide participants with skills needed to improve the production and dissemination of MDG indicators, and aims at explaining data differences between national and international figures.

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