Training Course on 'Information Society Statistics' in Kuwait
Date: 21-23 October 2014
Venue: Kuwait City - Kuwait

In accordance with its 2014 Annual Work Plan, SESRIC organised the Training Course on 'Information Society Statistics' at the Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) in Kuwait City on 21-23 October 2014, within the framework of the Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme. In her opening remarks Ms. Mariam A. Al-Aqeel, Director General, CSB of Kuwait thanked SESRIC and Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) for building the capacity of CSB personnel through the programme. The Course was provided by Ayhan Doğan, Statistics Expert at TurkStat with the participation of relevant officials of Kuwait CSB, Central Agency for Information Technology of Kuwait and other related sector representatives.

The subject area “Information Society Statistics” is currently classified under the “Multi-domain Statistics and Indicators” domain, an activities category under the “Environment and Multi-domain Statistics” domain. The training course on “Information Society Statistics” covered the following topics:

  • The term “Information Society”
  • General Knowledge about Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Statistics in Turkey
  • ICT Usage in Households and by Individuals Survey Process
  • ICT Usage and E-Commerce in Enterprises
  • Further issues: E-government indicators, international indicators, Collection of Administrative Data

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