With a focus on MDG Statistics

The Second International Conference on MDG Statistics will take place in Manila, Philippines, on 19-21 October

DESA’s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Philippines National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) is organizing an international conference on Millennium Development Goals statistics. The conference will bring together representatives from national statistical offices, national government agencies, international agencies and civil society to review the MDG monitoring strategies in place and propose recommendations for improved monitoring approaches, aiming at reaching those who are lagging behind in progress towards the MDGs.

For more information: http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Host.aspx?Content=Capacity/manila.htm