Second meeting of the Regional Steering Group on Population and Social Statistics

17 Jul 2019 to 19 Jul 2019
Bangkok, Thailand
By invitation only

In following-up to the first Regional Steering Group on Population and Social Statistics (RSG-PSS) meeting, the second meeting is called to review a number of challenges that countries in the Asia-Pacific region are facing to meet the requirements related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) monitoring in the area of population and social statistics. In particular, the meeting has the following key objectives:

  1. To identify critical challenges where regional initiatives can support countries to develop an integrated system of population and social statistics and ensure they are properly used to monitor global and national SDGs;
  2. To review organization, activities and outputs of the RSG-PSS to effectively meet the needs of national statistical systems and in line with the Collective Vision and Framework for Action by the Asia-Pacific statistical community.