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Egypt - CAPMAS takes another step in documenting and disseminating their survey metadata

Tue, 03/02/2010

The ADP conducted a monitoring mission to CAPMAS with the aim of reviewing the details of 6 surveys. These have been documented using the Toolkit. The DDIs were thoroughly reviewed and the processes for installing a NADA were carefully reviewed with the web development team. A key training will take place from April 3-15 and involve PCBS with the goal of setting up an Arabic language program by the beginning of June. This will be integrated into their new website which is currently under construction.

The National Institute of Statistics of Bolivia (INE) launches its survey catalog

Fri, 02/05/2010

The National Institute of Statistics of Bolivia (INE) is the executive and technical head organization of the National Statistical Information System of Bolivia. To fulfill its duties in a framework of quality, timeliness accomplishment, transparency and relevance, INE decided to adopt international standards for the documentation, dissemination and preservation of its statistical data and metadata. These strategic actions are implemented in the framework of the National Strategic Plan for Development of Statistics (PENDE - Bolivia).

Nicaragua joins the Accelerated Data Program

Tue, 02/02/2010

The Instituto Nacional de Informacion de Desarollo (INIDE) of Nicaragua joined the Accelerated Data Program on February 2, 2010. The first activity will consist of a national training on data documentation and archiving to take place in Managua in March 2010.

Trinidad - Regional workshop on microdata documentation and dissemination - April 26-30, 2010

Tue, 01/05/2010

A regional workshop on microdata documentation and dissemination took place in Trinidad from April 26 to 30, 2010. The workshop, co-organized by IHSN/ADP, ECLAC and PARIS21, was attended by representatives of the Bahamas, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, the Netherlands Antilles (Curaçao), St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. Representatives of CARICOM, ECLAC, and the OECD Secretariat also participated in the training.

DDI Quality Review Workshop held for Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Philippines (Tagaytay City, 23-27 November 2009)

Fri, 11/27/2009

A DDI Quality Review Workshop was held for the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics (BLES) and Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) in Tagaytay City, Philippines from 23 to 27 November 2009. The follow-up workshop was held four months after the Toolkit Training in August 2009. The Division Chiefs sat down with their staff to ensure correct and standardized entries in each Metadata Editor field. Ms. Teresa Peralta, OIC-Director of BLES, proposed for an internal workshop aimed at harmonizing the documentation of BLES surveys.