Second Workshop for the 2011 Round of the International
Comparison Program in Western Asia Region
4-7 October, 2010
Objective of the Workshop:
ESCWA held in cooperation with the Arab Institute for
Training and Research in Statistics (AITRS) the 2nd ICP
workshop for the 2011 round in Western Asia Region in
Amman, Jordan for the period 4-7/10/2010.
The objective of the meeting was to bring together all
member countries with ESCWA and the World Bank in order
to discuss important topics in areas such as National
Accounts, housing and government occupations and to work
on developing the regional product list and have a look
at the ICP collection and validation software.
The participants in the workshop were representing 11
Arab countries, the World Bank, AITRS and ESCWA.
Twenty seven representatives from eleven ESCWA
member States including ICP National Coordinators
and One participant from the AITRS;
Two representatives from the World Bank;
Dr. Jurai Riecan, Director of Statistics Division,
Mr. Giovanni Savio, Chief of Economic Statistics
Mr. Majed Skaini, Economic Statistician, ESCWA;
Two Assistants; one from ESCWA and one from AITRS.