SESRIC and IsDB Group to Organize the 13th Session of the OIC Statistical Commission (OIC-StatCom)
Date: 15-16 October 2024
Venue: SESRIC Headquarters, Ankara - Türkiye

SESRIC, in its capacity as the Secretariat of the OIC Statistical Commission (OIC-StatCom), will organize the 13th Session of the OIC-StatCom on 15-16 October 2024 in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group.

During the 13th Session, activities undertaken since the last session will be reviewed, and the implementation of the OIC-StatCom Programme of Action for 2021-2025 will be discussed, along with the following technical themes:

  • Inclusive Data Collection in Social Protection
  • Ethics for New Data Sources and Technologies
  • Sustainable Development Goals: Monitoring and Reporting SDG 2 (Zero Hunger) Indicators
  • Embracing Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Official Statistics
  • 2020 Round of the World Population and Housing Census Programme: Lessons Learnt and The Way Forward

Based on the Istanbul Declaration of the 2010 Meeting of the National Statistical Organisations (NSO), Member Countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) agreed to organize their annual meetings under the umbrella of OIC-StatCom. SESRIC acts as the Secretariat of the Commission, which aims to create a platform for exchanging experiences and best practices among the National Statistical Offices (NSOs) of the OIC Member Countries for the development and implementation of better national strategies and policies.