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International Statistical Activities

The Eleventh Meeting of the Heads of National Statistical Offices of East Asian Countries

Date/Venue:

6-8 November 2006/Tokyo, Japan

Organizer:

Statistics Bureau of Japan

Aim

The Meeting of the Heads of National Statistical Offices of East Asian Countries aims at promoting development of official statistics in this region through informal exchanges of experiences and thoughts among the heads of national statistical offices. Since its initiation in 1980, the meeting has been held about every 2 years.

Theme

The theme of the Meeting was "Major Current Issues that Each NSO is Facing and the Approaches to Cope with Them" as follows: "2010 Population and Housing Census", "Improvement of data collection for basic economic and social statistics" and "Statistical system / Administration and management of statistical organizations".

Programme

Monday 6 November

Meeting of the Heads of National Statistical Offices of East Asian Countries

9:00 - 9:05 Announcement from the Secretariat

9:05 - 9:20 Opening Remarks [Mr. Etoh Hidesato, Director-General, Statistics Bureau of Japan]

Topic 1 2010 Population and Housing Census

9:20 - 11:40 Session 1 Lessons learned from the 2005 round Censusu

  Session Leader: [Mr. Feng Nailin, China]
- E-census as a New Approach to the Population and Housing Census(PDF:379KB)
[Mr. KIM, Dae You, Korea]
-Lessons Learned from Population Census
[Mr. Samaychanh Boupha, Laos]
- General Household Survey 2005 Innovations in Fieldwork Operations(PDF:182KB)
[Ms. Wong Wee Kim, Singapore]
- The 2006 Census of Population and Housing(PDF:38KB)
[Ms. Susan Linacre, Australia]
- New Zealand Census-2006 and Looking Forward(PDF:51KB)
[Mr. Brian Pink, New Zealand]
- Experience in Conducting the 2005 Population Census and Policy for Improving the Next Census(PDF:33KB)
[Mr. Kameda Mototsugu, Japan]

14:00 - 16:40 Session 2 Planning for the 2010 round Population Census

Tuesday 7 November

9:00 - 9:05 Announcement from the Secretariat

9:05 - 9:20 Welcoming Remarks [Mr. Kubushiro Yutaka, Director-General for Policy Planning(Statistical Standards)]

9:20 - 11:40 Topic 2 Improvement of data collection for basic economic and social statistics

11:50 - 12:00 Announcement of the 2007 UN Statistical Commission [Dr. Paul Cheung, UN]

14:00 - 17:00 Topic 3 Statistical system / Administration and management of statistical organizations

16:40 - 17:00 Closing Remarks [Mr. Etoh Hidesato, Director-General, Statistics Bureau of Japan]




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