Launch of the World's Women 2010 to commemorate World Statistics Day

20 Oct 2010
Bangkok, Thailand

20 October 2010 marked the first celebration of World Statistics Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness and honoring the many achievements of official statistics premised on the core values of service, professionalism and integrity. A UN World Statistics Day Event was planned in Bangkok on Wednesday, 20 October 2010 from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. which was highlighted by a commemorative launch ceremony of the World’s Women Report and an exhibition on the region’s national statistical offices.

The event was co-organized by the Social Development Division and the Statistics Division of ESCAP, which took place during the Committee on Social Development at the United Nations Conference Centre.