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06 May 2021

Virtual meeting
Bangkok, Thailand

Open meeting

Stats Cafe no. 36

The 36th session of Asia-Pacific Stat Café on "Developing National Indicator Frameworks to address data needs for Inclusive Policies" was held on 6 May 2021, 12:00-13:00 hours (GMT+7).

About the session

  • What are some institutional mechanisms countries can put in place for developing sound and policy-relevant indicators?
  • What characteristics define a “good” statistical indicator?
  • What are key considerations in selecting the most relevant statistical indicators to our policy priorities?
  • How do we understand and develop disaggregation requirements for statistical indicators?
Gemma Van Halderen
Gemma Van Halderen
Director Statistics Division ESCAP
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Ms. Gemma Van Halderen is the Director of Statistics Division in ESCAP. Her work is to improve the use of statistics for evidence-based decision making and to develop and disseminate quality statistics for inclusive, sustainable and resilient societies in the ESCAP region. Gemma has extensive experience with the global statistical system through the UN Statistical Commission and UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management.

Lay Chhan
Lay Chhan
Deputy Director, National Institute of Statistics, Cambodia
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Arman Bidarbakht Nia
Arman Bidarbakht Nia
Head, Statistical Data Management Unit, ESCAP Statistics Division
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Arman Bidarbakht Nia is the head of Statistical Data Management Unit at UNESCAP-Statistics Division. Arman’s areas of research and professional interest include measures for human development, survey methodology, and micro-econometrics. Prior to joining UN, Arman worked as survey statistician at Statistical Centre of Iran (SCI).

Dulcie Wong Sin
Dulcie Wong Sin
Tourism Sector Coordinator, Samoa Tourism Authority
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Chris Ryan
Chris Ryan
Statistician, ESCAP, Pacific Office
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Sokol Vako
Sokol Vako
Statistician/Lecturer, Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific
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Title Speaker/Presenter
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Cambodia’s Experience in adding 18th Goal to the SDGs Lay Chhan, Deputy Director, National Institute of Statistics
Every Policy is Connected (EPiC): a tool for monitoring inclusive policies Arman Bidarbakht Nia, Head, Statistical Data Management Unit, ESCAP Statistics Division
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Experience in Applying the EPiC Tool to the Samoa Tourism Sector Plan Dulcie Wong Sin Simanu, Samoa Tourism Authority
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Role of National Indicator Frameworks in Implementing Inclusive Policies Chris Ryan. ESCAP Pacific Office
E-learning on developing national indicator framework for SDG monitoring Sokol Vako, SIAP

for more information, please contact

Statistics Division +66 2288 1234 stat.unescap@un.org
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