SDD Newsletter - June 2016

Pacific Regional Sustainable Development Goals Indicator Availability Assessment
In March 2016, the United Nations Statistics Commission endorsed a final set of 230 indicators that countries will use to measure and report on progress against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated 169 development targets.

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

Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics week in Thailand
May 2016 saw the organisation of the very first Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics (APES) week. The Economic statistics week aims to provide a regular forum where countries and development partners may present and discuss the development and implementation of products related to the core set of economic statistics as defined in the Regional Programme on Economic Statistics.

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