ISI and Statistical Capacity Building


The ISI has established a Committee on Statistical Capacity Building (SCB) in order to accelerate our efforts in this important area. This document provides information about the committee and SCB-related meetings in Hong Kong.


We strongly urge members of the ISI family to get involved in this SCB initiative. The document SCB-Actions identifies number of possible activities. Please write to Jef Teugels, Chair of the ISI-SCB Committee, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , with your comments and suggestions.


The document SCB-Committee describes the initial statement of objectives and expected products of the committee. The composition of the committee is given in the second document SCB-Committee Composition.


There was an open meeting to which all participants of the World Statistics Congress in Hong Kong were invited. The meeting was very well attended, and the participants provided a number of good ideas. The enclosure SCB-OpenMeeting-report reports on these contributions.


We need your support and look forward to getting your input!


Jef Teugels, Chair, ISI Committee on SCB


Vijay Nair, President, ISI


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