Statistics Course on ‘Sustainable Development Statistics’ in Somalia
Date: 04-06 March 2019
Venue: Mogadishu-Somalia -

In accordance with its 2018 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised the Statistics Course on ‘Sustainable Development Statistics’ at the Directorate of National Statistics (DNS), Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development of Somalia on 4-6 March 2019, with the participation of 42 officials of DNS of Somalia.

Mr. Thomas Rutaro, Senior Officer - Standards at the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), conducted the Statistics Course.

The Statistics Course on ‘Sustainable Development Statistics’ included practical sessions and discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:

  • Overview of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
    • Background
    • Process
    • Declaration
  • Introduction to the 17 SDGs
  • Integration of SDG Targets into National Development Programmes – Case study Uganda
  • Introduction to the SDG Global Indicator Framework
  • SDG Data Disaggregation Requirements
  • SDG Metadata Structure
  • SDG Monitoring and Reporting
  • Domestication of SDGs – Case Study Uganda

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