Second Meeting of the Taskforce
on Population and Housing Censuses

Abu Dhabi 20-21 May 2006

Documents

Information Note

Agenda | Agenda (Arabic)

List of participants

List of participants (Arabic)

مقترح تعديلات على التنقيح الأول للمبادئ والتوصيات بشأن تعدادات السكان والمساكن

Housing Censues And Its Characteristics

The 2010 World Population and Housing Censuses as of May 2006

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The CES recommendations on Population and Housing Censuses

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Working group 1. Housing Censuses and its characteristics

Working group 2. Basic components of the Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, and related outputs

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Information technology and communication

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Report on urban/rural geographical distribution

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ESCWA Proposed Amendments on the Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Rev.1

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Opening statement by Mr. Ahmed Hussein, Head Statistics Coordination Unit

Draft recommendations

Purpose and objectives

The meeting will consider in detail the proposals put forward for updating/ revising the current set of principles and recommendations governing population and housing censuses. Issues for discussion and deliberation will include:

  • Characteristics of housing censuses

  • Basic components of the Principles and Recommendations of Population and Housing Censuses, and related outputs

  • Information technology, communication and outsourcing

  • Alternative approaches in census taking.

The meeting will also seek to consider a regional proposal of guidelines related to population and housing censuses in ESCWA countries.
 

Participation

The meeting will bring together the chairpersons of the working groups and concerned members of the taskforce. Experts from the UN Statistics Division and the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) will be invited to share their work in the preparation of 2010 Round of population and housing censuses.

Date and venue

The meeting will be held in Abu Dhabi. Details on the venue will be communicated to you later.


Accommodation and travel arrangements

ESCWA will cover the participation of one representative from each of its member countries. Participants are requested to send copies of their passport to

Ms. Nadine Shaar
email: shaar@un.org or
fax +961-1-981 510

in order to finalize the administrative arrangements concerning their travel. Other participants are expected to attend at their own expenses.


Language

The working language is Arabic.




 

 

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