3rd Technical Workshop on Statistical Literacy and Capacity Development for the Pacific

Hagåtña, Guam
Kind of event

The first workshop was scheduled for the last week of October 2022 at Nadi, Fiji, where delegates from Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu, and Tonga participated.

The second workshop was scheduled from 22nd to 26th May 2023 at Nadi, Fiji, where delegates from the Cook Islands, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, American Samoa, and Tokelau are invited.

This last and third workshop is scheduled in Guam in July 2023 with delegates coming from the Federate States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.


  • A general understanding of Pacific-specific statistical capacity and capability challenges to set the foundations and understanding for a wider and comprehensive needs assessment and capacity-building plan for the Pacific with sub-regional differentials.
  • Better positioning SPC and partners to understand and structure their training programs that can help improve PICTs NSOs/NSS and Data Users’ capacity.
  • Identifying the challenges, and areas for strengthening, and highlighting/discussing the role of NSOs in the broader national statistical system and identifying key stakeholders at each cycle of the data-driven policy-making cycle.
  • Development of the Pacific Capacity Development Framework and identification of key entry points for a more sustainable capacity development approach.

Useful Materials

Presentation Documents and Links
Workshop guidelines pdf
Concept note pdf
Agenda pdf