SESRIC Participated in the Regional Workshop on Modernisation of Official Statistics in Qatar
Date: 04-05 November 2019
Venue: Doha - Qatar

The Regional Workshop on Modernisation of Official Statistics was organized by the Planning and Statistics Authority of Qatar (PSA) on 4-5 November 2019 in Doha, State of Qatar.

In line with the efforts of the PSA of State of Qatar to modernize the national statistical system since 2016, it organizes the “Regional Workshop on Modernization of Official Statistics in the State of Qatar”. The objective of the Regional Workshop in 2019 was to promote the exploration of new data sources using big data; enhance traditional data sources; provide consistent and comprehensive data using artificial intelligence, data science and innovation in all aspects of the statistical process; deepen modernisation; build national capacity; and communicate with national and international data users.

SESRIC participated in the Regional Workshop as a panellist in Session 3 titled ‘Capacity Building and Partnership’ and presented its capacity building efforts for the modernisation of statistical systems of OIC countries through its StatCaB Programme, OIC Statistical Commission, and cooperation with regional and international organisations.

The Regional Workshop ended on 5 November 2019 with the adoption of the Doha Declaration on Modernisation of Official Statistics in Support of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030.