Geospatial solutions help improve statistics in the Pacific

Cartography is an integral part of household census and survey cycles. Traditionally, maps have been used to help with field enumeration and to spatially represent aggregated results and indicators for analysis and dissemination.

Launching the one-stop-shop for Pacific Data: a blog by Jonathan Kings and Stuart Minchin

Data and statistics about the Pacific are not easy to find unless you know where to look, or they’re your own. Often they can be fragmented, and tangible results from others’ research, projects or development work are hard to compare. It’s an issue…

UNDP-SPC partnership set to make immediate impact on quality and accessibility of Pacific data

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Pacific Community (SPC) today launched a new partnership which will strengthen regional efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and support the national development…

Pacific response to COVID-19 is demonstrating power of regionalism

Health supplies being loaded for PNG as part of the PHP-C The Pacific Heads of Health recently held a virtual meeting under the shadow of COVID-19. The tone was understandably sombre and serious. The crisis being faced across the globe has certainly not…

Using Census Data to better understand the situation of persons with Disability

The Statistics for Development Division (SDD) within the Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration with UNICEF and Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) facilitated the Disability Analysis Workshop in Noumea from September 2nd to 6th. The main purpose of the…

Samoa Data Dissemination Workshop

​The objective of the Data Dissemination workshop is to help improving the collection, compiling and disseminating disability statistics to inform evidence based decision and development strategic planning  targeting people with disability in Samoa. ​…

Improving Data Dissemination and Use in Pacific Island Countries

​Background of Project:

NSO Web Administrators Workshop

​This workshop will bring together web administrators in charge of developing, maintaining or updating National Statistics Office websites. During a full week we will discuss the goals of such websites, how to build and maintain them using Wordpress, and…

2019 Community Workshop: The new .stat Suite – ‘from idea to reality’

The Statistical Information System) SIS Collaboration Community workshop is in its 9th year and continues to go from strength to strength with a greater demand and increased importance of the collaboration on statistical activities between statistical…

South South collaborative workshop in strengthening capacity in the use of statistical dissemination technology

Promoting statistical South-South Cooperation in the Pacific Islands region Building capacity and implementing international good practices for survey data management involves development of documentation, dissemination and preservation of micro-datasets…
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