International trade is important to the Pacific region. In many Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) the value of international trade exceeds the value of national gross domestic product. Imports provide Pacific people with access to food and other products which they cannot produce for themselves, this is especially true for the low-lying coral atolls.December 5, 2022December 10, 2022Event
'As the world faces increases in poverty, data that measures accurately the level of poverty, especially for those falling behind and the most vulnerable population groups, is now more important than ever.November 2, 2022November 4, 2022Event
The UN Committee of Experts on International Statistical Classifications is the central coordination body for the work on international statistical classifications that are the responsibility of the Statistics Division, and for the coordination and review of other international statistical classifications that are the responsibility of other international organizations and that have been proposOctober 25, 2022October 28, 2022Event
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- The Virtual Island Summit collectively covers all aspects of sustainable development using the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework.September 26, 2022October 2, 2022Event
- Conference on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific will focus on how regional economic cooperation and integration through market integration in terms of trade and investment value chains and seamless connectivity in terms of transport, energy, and ICT, can enable resilience to future crises, in an inclusive and sustainable manneSeptember 28, 2022September 30, 2022Event
- Digital technologies are recognized as one of the key enablers for the achievement of SDGs, allowing for more equitable access to education, public services, and healthcare, among others. However, this cannot happen without digital connectivity.May 4, 2022May 4, 2022Event
The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) is an annual and inclusive intergovernmental forum and a regional platform for supporting countries, in particular those with special needs, in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development while serving as a regional preparatory meeting to the high-level political forum.March 28, 2022March 31, 2022Event
Despite increased interest in alternative data sources, household surveys remain a vital component of national statistical systems and a key source for producing official statistics. In measuring the progress towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), household surveys are the primary source for one-third of indicators, cutting across 13 out of 17 SDGs.March 14, 2022March 14, 2022Event
Brisbane Accord Group (BAG) and Civil RegistrationVital Statistics (CRVS) Auguste Meeting.
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August 17, 2021August 17, 2021Event