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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November2014

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
29 November2014

World AIDS Day
1 December2014




Mr. Juraj Riecan


Upcoming Events

1/12-4/12/2014 Regional workshop on integrating a gender perspective in the production of statistic Amman

15/12-18/12/2014 Training workshop on demographic methods for assessing the completeness of death and birth registration Cairo

25/1 - 29/1/2015 Trade Statistics for Regional Integration -Abu Dhabi

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Past Events

15/11- 15/11/2014
11th Session of the Statistical Committee - TBD

31/10- 31/10/2014
Improving census taking in the Arab region - TBD

Regional Workshop on the Implementation of ISIC for the Arab Countries Amman

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Statistics Division (SD)

The programme Statistics for evidence-based policymaking Substantive responsibility for this subprogramme is vested within the Statistics Division. The subprogramme will be implemented in accordance ... more >>




Kick off of the Joint Project of the Statistics Division with the Islamic Bank and DFID on Energy Consumption Surveys, October 2014

DevInfo - How-to Videos now available in Arabic

ESCWA 5th issue of "Ensaf" to promote equity through production of gender statistics

ESCWA 4th issue of "Ensaf" to promote equity through production of gender statistics

The SEEA Central Framework 2012 in Arabic

International Comparison Program (ICP)-latest news

2013 Gender in Figures online publication

Arab MDG country reports' Portal

2013 Arab Catalogue of Gender Statistics

The release of the Arabic MDG Handbook website


  E-Glossary on Statistical Terms (unedited draft)
  Gender Glossary
  Quarterly Inflation Outlook
  Statistical Committee
  Statistics Division Work Programme
  Virtual Library


E/ESCWA/SD/2013/Technical Paper.1
Effective use of statistics in evidence-based policymaking - conceptual framework

Report: Expert Group Meeting on the Evaluation of Population Census Data in Arab Countries, Beirut, 12-13 June 2013

Arab Society: A compendium of Social Statistics - Issue No. 11

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Specialized Sites

Poverty Measurement Network

UN-ESCWA Comtrade

Census Net

Y-Info 2010

Arab GenderInfo 2009

نموذج إستبيان قياس العنف ضد المرأة: أدوات التنفيذ

Time-Use Statistics Website for the Arab Countries

Environment Statistics, Indicators and Accounts Project (ESIAP)

Effective Use of Statistics in Policy

DevInfo E-book

Dashboard on Arab Development Monitor on Societal Progress


Arab MDGInfo 2009

Arab DevInfo Training Team (ADITT) Net

Publications on Industry and Trade Statistics

International Comparison Program - Western Asia


Arab Register For Censuses and Surveys
Arab Catalogue of Gender Statistics
National Statistical Offices in Western Asia
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), New York
Statistics Division, ESCAP
Statistics and Economic Projections Division, ECLAC
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Other Statistical Sources
International Organizations
Statistics Information, ECLAC
Statistics Programme, UNECE
Royal Statistical Society
International Statistical Institute (ISI)
International Association of Survey Statisticians (IASS)
International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC)
International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS)
International Association for Statistical Education (IASE)
The Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability
International Society for Bayesian Analysis
Institute of Mathematical Statistics