4th Pacific Statistics Methods Board (PSMB) Meeting - Oct 2019

Date
Location
Noumea, New Caledonia
Kind of event
Governance Meeting

Introduction

The fourth meeting of the Pacific Statistics Methods Board (PSMB) will occur from 28 to 29 November, 2019, at the Pacific Community (SPC) in Noumea, New Caledonia.

Expected outcomes

The meeting will cover the following topics:

  1. Approaches to monetary poverty measurement
    The World Bank will present the draft guidelines for monetary poverty measurent, which is used for reporting against SDG 1.1.1 and 1.2.1 (international and national monetary poverty, respectively), and to discuss similar/alternative approaches implemented in the Pacific region and their differences.
  2. Approaches to multidimentional poverty measurement
    The Government of Tonga will present on different approaches to multidimensional poverty measurement, which is used for reporting against SDG 1.2.2, and to discuss similar/alternative approaches implemented in the Pacific region and their differences.
  3. Approaches to conduct of census in the Pacific region and the future of census
    UNFPA will present on the Pacific Population and Housing Census framework. ILO will present on the recently developed Labour Force Module, which is tailored for implementation in census. Nauru will present on the future of census in the Pacific region. These presentations will guide approaches and methodological development for the conduct of census in the Pacific region and under the 2020 round of Population and Housing Census.

The meeting will also review and discuss other statistical development initiatives and methodologies.

Links to relevant documents

Useful Materials

Presentation Documents and Links
PSMB Oct 2019 Participants List pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 Provisional Agenda pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 P1 Statistical Collections Financing Facility pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 P1 Statistical Collections Financing Facility + Annex pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 PP1 Monetary Poverty Measurement Guidelines pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 PP3 IDA project - Role of PSMB pptx
PSMB Oct 2019 PP4 Statistical Collections FInancing Facility pptx
PSMB Oct 2019 PP5.1 Census Framework pptx
PSMB Oct 2019 PP5.1a Step by Step Census Guide Pacific pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 PP5.1b Census Gantt Chart xlsx
PSMB Oct 2019 PP5.1c Best source for indicator data for 132 xlsx
PSMB Oct 2019 PP5.2 Pacific Standard Census Instrument pptx
PSMB Oct 2019 PP5.2a Pacific Standard Census Instrument Core Questionnaire pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 PP5.2b Pacific Standard Census Instrument Supplementary Questionnaire pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 PP6 ABS Census experience pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 PP8 Stats NZ pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 P2 Census Labour Force Module pdf
PSMB Oct 2019 PP9 Dissemination of RMI HIES experiment pptx
PSMB Oct 2019 PP10 Update On Pacific MICS Programme pdf