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SDD Newsletter - November 2016

November 25, 2016
Data Analysis training conducted by the SPC-EMIS team for the Solomon Islands Education Management Information System (SIEMIS) team, Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD), 1–10 November
Brisbane Accord Group (BAG) meeting, 25–27 October
World Statistics Day, 20 October

Data Analysis and Report Writing (DARW) Workshop for Civil Registration Based Vital Statistics

October 28, 2016
Over the last 2 weeks of September, 18 participants from six countries participated in a data analysis and report writing workshop in Noumea. The workshop organized by the Brisbane Accord Group (BAG) and led by the Pacific Community (SPC) with assistance from ESCAP and ABS also included a representative from the data use stream of the Data4Health project managed by Vital Strategies, who are also working with the Solomon Islands and PNG on their CRVS data.

SDD Newsletter - September 2016

September 2, 2016
Appointment of SDD new Director
18th Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) Annual Conference
Regional classification of occupations and jobs common in Pacific Island countries and territories just released

Population Projections by Pacific Island Countries and Territories

July 28, 2016
The Pacific Community’s Statistics for Development Division has just released its updated mid-year 2016 population estimates, including national projections until 2050.

Palau 2013/2014 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) gender profile

July 28, 2016
The SDD, the Palau Bureau of Budget and Planning and the Social Development Programme (SDP) Gender Statistics Advisor have supported the Palau Ministry of Culture and Community Affairs to produce a gender profile from the 2013/2014 HIES.

Regional classification of occupations and jobs common in Pacific Island countries and territories just released

June 15, 2016
SDD has released the Pacific Standard Classification of Occupations 2016 (PACSCO 2016).

18th Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO) Annual Conference

June 11, 2016
The 18th OCO Annual Conference was held in Funafuti, Tuvalu from 1 to 3 June 2016.

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

June 8, 2016
Civil Registration (CR) is the compulsory, continuous, universal and permanent recording of vital events such as births and deaths.