Regional Training on Monitoring SDG Target 1.3 and Social Protection Statistics
ESCAP and the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a three-day training on monitoring Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1.3 and social protection statistics from 31 October 2018 to 2 November 2018 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok.
The overall objective of the training was to strengthen national capacities in the production and management of social protection statistics for enhanced monitoring and reporting of SDG 1.3. The training brought together practitioners of national agencies responsible for social protection in 11 countries. The training covered various aspects of collecting and monitoring social protection statistics in the region, including indicators of legal and effective coverage, of adequacy of benefits' levels and social protection financing, as well as data sources and the Social Security Inquiry (SSI) as a tool to monitor SDG indicator 1.3.1.