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Building a Strong Community of Innovative and Forward Looking Leaders in Official Statistics

 

Ramada Plaza Hotel, Les Côtes de Carthage, Gammarth - Tunisia
22 November 2019

 

International Statistical Institute
 
Irving Fisher Committee
 
African Union
 
Statistiques Tunisie
 
 

Programme

 

Opening

Speakers:

  • Adnen Lassoued, Director General, INS Tunisia
  • Stephen Penneck, President-Elect, ISI
  • Olorunsola Emmanuel Olowofeso, IFC Executive member / Deputy Director, Statistics Department, Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Leila Ben Ali, Head of Statistics Division, AUSTAT
  • Nadia Gamha, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Tunisia
 


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Session 1: Collecting data: new information sources

Chair:
Mohamed Bessa, President of the ATIS (National professional association) and member or the National Statistical Council, Tunisia

Topics:

  • Quality and accuracy
  • Ownership and access
  • Ethics and reputation
  • Coordination of NSS and data producers outside the NSS
  • Need for revision of national legal and quality frameworks

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Session 2: Managing data: new capacity requirements

Chair:
Tinfissi Joseph ILBOUDO, Chief Statistical Development, Data Innovation and Outreach Section; African Centre for Statistics, Economic Commission for Africa

Topics:

  • New competencies of leadership and staff
  • How to build the capacity needed
  • Role of national and international partners
  • Innovative practices

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Lunchtime session: Integrating non-traditional sources into official statistics

Organiser/Chair:
Albina Chuwa, Director General, NBS Tanzania

Speakers:

  • John Mayende, Director, Statistical coordination services, Uganda Bureau of Statistics
    Title of presentation: A case of Poverty Estimation in Uganda
  • John Pullinger, President of the International Association for Official Statistics, former National Statistician of the United Kingdom and Chair of the United Nations Statistical Commission
    Title of presentation: Moving from a traditional to an administrative data based census: some personal reflections
 


Session 3: Disseminating data: How to make anyone benefit from the data revolution?

Chair:
Olorunsola Emmanuel Olowofeso, IFC Executive member / Deputy Director, Statistics Department, Central Bank of Nigeria

Topics:

  • Statistical and data literacy
  • Financial literacy
  • The role of official statistics

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Session 4 / High level panel: How to increase the use of data for policy purposes?

Chair:
John Pullinger, President of the International Association for Official Statistics and previously National Statistician of the United Kingdom and Chair of the United Nations Statistical Commission.

Topics:

  • SDGs framework
  • Open Data policy (access, data sharing)
  • No one should be left behind (need for granular data)

Speakers:

  • Tinfissi Joseph ILBOUDO, Chief Statistical Development, Data Innovation and Outreach Section; African Centre for Statistics, Economic Commission for Africa
  • Albina Chuwa, Director General, NSB Tanzania;
  • Leila Ben Ali, Head of Statistics Division, AUSTAT;
  • Risenga Maluleke, Statistician General, STAT South Africa;
  • Bruno Tissot, Head of Statistics & Research Support, BIS / Head of IFC Secretariat;