Online Training Course on 'Social Protection Statistics'
Date: 13-17 September 2021
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye


Within the framework of its Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised an Online Training Course on 'Social Protection Statistics' with the participation of 24 attendees from the National Statistical Offices (NSOs) and Ministries of Health of 3 OIC countries on 13-17 September 2021.

Ms. Gulzhan Daurenbekova, Deputy Director of Department of Labour and Standard of Living Statistics; Ms. Ainur Dossanova, Head of Division on SDGs Statistics; Ms. Gulzhikhan Aigozina, Head of Division of Social Statistics; Ms. Gulnur Begalina, Head of Division of Innovation, Information and Communication Technologies and Tourism Statistics; Ms. Nagima Zhumanova, Expert of Division of Statistics on Household Surveys and Living Standards; and Ms. Togzhan Tolegenkyzy, Chief Expert of Division of Innovation, Information and Communication Technologies and Tourism Statistics of the Bureau of National Statistics (BNS) of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms (ASPIRE) of the Republic of Kazakhstan conducted the course and covered the following topics

  • Gender Statistics (GS):
    • Institutional framework for gender equality,
    • National system of GS indicators and UN international recommendations,
    • Overview of sample surveys in the field of GS (violence against women, generations and gender, etc.) conducted in Kazakhstan,
    • Dissemination of GS data and interaction with users and data producers in Kazakhstan.
  • Innovation Statistics:
    • Methodological approaches to the formation of R&D and innovation statistics.
  • Household surveys:
    • Formation and organization of the sample,
    • Sample rotation,
    • Selection tools.
  • Standards of Living and Poverty Statistics:
    • Statistics of the standard of living,
    • Methodology for calculating poverty indicators,
    • New directions in the development of poverty statistics.
  • Social Statistics:
    • Main sources of data on the population and its socio-demographic characteristics,
    • Methodology and formation of data on demographic statistics, education, health and social security statistics,
    • Experience in conducting surveys (MICS, level of public confidence in law enforcement agencies).

The course was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches designed in line with the virtual training solutions undertaken by SESRIC in order to better serve the Centre’s training activities and keep participants motivated and engaged during this time of global crisis due to COVID-19.

All presentations of the training course are available at this link.

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