Coordination of statistical development activities

There are many institutions and agencies involved in statistical development work in Africa. It is crucial that their efforts are coordinated in order to achieve synergy and avoid working at cross-purposes. This component aims to promote coordination of statistical development activities by:

    • Coordinating, with partners, the implementation of the Reference Regional Strategic Framework (RRSF) and National Strategies for the Development of Statistics (NSDS);
    • Organizing StatCom-Africa (meeting of Directors of national statistical offices in Africa);
    • Meetings to prepare for UN Statistical Commission (UNSC); Conducting Africa symposia on statistical development;
    • Convening the Forum on African Statistical Development (FASDEV) meetings;
    • Seminar on statistical legislation;· Promoting the celebration of African Statistics Day;
    • Communication and promotion; and  Coordination and collaboration meetings.