To delve into the development of indicator frameworks for inclusive and sustainable policies. The workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of ESCAP’s framework for policy and data integration and focus on key aspects of statistical indicators development. Moreover, the workshop will offer an opportunity for participating countries to share practical experiences.
Increased capacity of relevant national officials in assuring policy inclusiveness and developing a comprehensive indicator framework. All participants are expected to be engaged in the discussions and contribute towards the workshop outputs with demonstrating their national experiences.
In 2021, ESCAP launched a project on "integrating policy and data to leave no one behind in selected countries in Asia and the Pacific," with support from the Republic of Korea. The project aims to assist countries in reviewing and developing comprehensive policy monitoring indicator frameworks that are well integrated with the four dimensions of development to leave no one behind.
The workshop, jointly organized by the Republic of Korea National Statistics Office (KOSTAT) and ESCAP, is designed to (a) expand on the importance of policy and data integration through user-producer dialogue; (b) guide the process of developing national indicators, describing the characteristics of well-defined indicators; (c) introducing the tool ‘Every Policy is Connected (EPIC)’; and (d) provide participating countries with an opportunity to share their experiences.
The following countries from and Asia-Pacific region are invited: Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Mongolia, Palau, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Viet Nam.