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ISI President's Message February 2014

Read about the history of the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics and its path to endorsement by the United Nations General Assembly on January 29, 2014. More>>

Published 18 February 2014

ISI Event at the UN Statistical Commission in New York

The ISI is organising the side event ‘Developing a partnership between the Statistical Agencies and the ISI: A discussion’ on Monday 3 March at the occasion of the 45th session of the UN Statistical Commission. More>>

Published 5 February 2014

The United Nations General Assembly Endorses the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics

On 29th January 2014, the UN General Assembly endorsed the draft resolution A/68/L.36 entitled Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics as they had been originally adopted by the Statistical Commission 20 years ago in April 1994. Endorsement by the United Nations General Assembly marks the first time the Fundamental Principles have received such high recognition at the global political level.
ISI congratulates all who have contributed to this result.

Published 3 February 2014

Proceedings of the 59th ISI WSC in Hong Kong

The Proceedings are now available. More>>

Published 17 February 2014

News from The World of Statistics

  • Feb. 10th Newsletter: Visit the new website and download the logo/banner for your website; follow us on twitter @astatworld; write a blog or submit events/announcements for the website; learn more about the International Prize in Statistics, an annual “Nobel-like” prize in statistical science being developed by the International Prize in Statistics Foundation; and much more!
  • Visit the new website of the The World of Statistics! The first newsletter is also available and includes more detailed information as well as the new logos and banners that you can download. More>>

Published 17 February 2014

Member News February 2014

Mrs. Ola Awad, ISI elected member and IAOS President-Elect, received an honorary doctorate from Al-Hayat Al-Jadidah Open Electronic University. Mrs. Awad also received the VIP status certificate of 2013 for her distinctive role in leadership and creativity in Palestine.

Published 30 January 2014

ISI Membership Elections 2014

For those who wish to apply or nominate a colleague for ISI Elected membership, the 2nd round application period runs until April 10th. Check out the criteria and application procedure here

Published 10 February 2014

Deceased Members and Obituaries

  • Professor Donald A. Preece More>>
  • Professor David Sprott’s Obituary More>>

Published 10 February 2014

IAOS News February 2014

Short update from the IAOS on the UN General Assembly’s endorsement of the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics; IAOS President-Elect Mrs. Ola Awad received an honorary doctorate; and the closing date for submitting your abstracts for the 2014 IAOS Conference is 28th February! More>>

Published 13 February 2014

IASC News February 2014

Published 11 February 2014

ISBIS News February 2014

  • ISBIS 2014 Conference on Data Mining in Business and Industry will take place from 9-11 June at Duke University. Registration is now open! Read about the keynote speakers and invited sessions on the conference website. Poster submission deadline is March 1. More>>
  • National Conference on Excellence in Quality, Statistical Quality Control and Customer Satisfaction at Turin University, Italy, 18-19 September 2014: Call for Contributed Papers, Main Topics and Deadlines More>>

Published 11 February 2014

IASE News February 2014

  • Developing Country Presenter Support for ICOTS9: IASE and ISI are providing limited funds to support people from developing countries who are presenting a paper or a poster at the upcoming ICOTS9 conference, to be held July 13-18, 2014, in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. Apply by 28 February. More>>
  • The registration and booking website for ICOTS9 (9th International Conference on Teaching Statistics) is now open. More>>

Published 11 February 2014

ISLP News February 2014

International Statistical Literacy Project publishes its first newsletter of the year: Meet the new ISLP Executive team and read about the various statistical literacy competitions happening around the world. More>>

Published 30 January 2014