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31 March 2021

Virtual meeting
Bangkok, Thailand

Open meeting

The TWG held its sixth virtual meeting on Wednesday, 31 March, 2021, 14:00-15:30 hours, Bangkok Time (GMT+7).

 

The objectives of the meeting were:

  1. To present the highlights of the 52nd UN Statistical Commission’s Side Event on Setting the Global Standard for Disaster-related Statistics held last 23 February 2021 for information;
  2. To present the draft 5-Year Strategic Plan for the TWG taking into account the TOR of the TWG and outcomes from the 1st to the 5th TWG meetings; and
  3. To share good country practices on the production of disaster-related statistics focusing on data collection/compilation, data utilization and sharing, and challenges faced.
31 Mar 2021
14:00
14:10
Opening Session (10 minutes)

Chair: TWG Chair (Mongolia: Ariunaa Chadraabal)

  • Welcome remarks
  • Overview of last meeting’s decision and next steps
14:10
14:40
Secretariat's Briefing (30 minutes)
Chair: TWG Chair (Mongolia)
1. Highlights of the 52nd Statistical Commission’s Side Event on Setting the Global Standard for Disaster-related Statistics (5 minutes) Maria Fe Talento, UNESCAP
2. Draft of Five-Year Strategic Plan for the TWG (15 minutes) Puji Pujiono, ESCAP consultant
Discussion: 10 minutes
14:40
15:25
Country sharing of good practices: focusing on data collection/compilation, data utilization and sharing (45 minutes)
Invited moderator: Ashiyath Shazna, Statistician, National Bureau of Statistics, Maldives 
Recent Developments and initiatives on Disaster-related statistics in Bhutan (15 minutes) Mr. Sonam Tsewhang, Engineer/GIS Specialist, Department of Disaster Management, Bhutan
Current Efforts and challenges on Disaster-related statistics in Turkey (15 minutes) Ms. Yeliz Teker, PhD, Engineer, Planning and Risk Reduction Department, Ministry of Interior Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), Turkey
Discussion: 15 minutes
15:25
15:30
Closing Session: (5 minutes)

Chair (Mongolia)

  1. Other matters
  2. Wrap up (next meeting: Friday, 30 April, 2021)
  3. Closing remarks
Sixth Meeting of the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Disaster-related Statistics, 31 March 2021
Title Speaker
PPT
Highlights of the 52nd Statistical Commission’s Side Event on Setting the Global Standard for Disaster-related Statistics Maria Fe Talento, UNESCAP
Draft of Five-Year Strategic Plan for the TWG on Disaster Statistics Puji Pujiono - ESCAP consultant
Recent Developments and initiatives on Disaster-related statistics in Bhutan Sonam Tsewhang, Engineer/GIS Specialist, Department of Disaster Management, Bhutan
Towards Establishing Disaster-related Statistics in Turkey Yeliz Teker, PhD, Engineer, Planning and Risk Reduction Department, Ministry of Interior Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), Turkey

for more information, please contact

Statistics Division +66 2288 1234 [email protected]