Asia-Pacific Conference: Transforming Official Statistics for implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

24 Aug 2016 to 26 Aug 2016
Bangkok, Thailand

The Asia-Pacific Conference: Transforming Official Statistics for implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, took place from 24 to 26 August 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok. The ESCAP secretariat organized the Conference under the guidance of the Bureau of the Committee on Statistics, and in cooperation with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD).

The Conference brought together statistical leaders and development experts from Asia-Pacific and beyond to draw a clear path for collaborative efforts to strengthen statistics for the Sustainable Development Goals, especially the work that will lead to strengthened statistical capacity in the region.

The expected outcome of the Conference is a draft “Collective Vision and Framework for Action,” which will be put forward for consideration by the Committee on Statistics at its 5th session, to be held during 14-16 December 2016 (http://www.unescap.org/events/committee-statistics-fifth-session).

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