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Technical Advisory Group on Demographic and Social Statistics

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18
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19
December
2018
Location: 
Beirut, lebanon
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The main goal of establishing of a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) is to provide recommendations on strategies, as well as substantive and methodological guidelines for achieving goals in the area of population and social statistics. In its first meeting, the TAG focused on ensuring that all countries in the region have the capacity to deliver a core set of population and social indicators needed for the SDGs among other planning and monitoring purposes. In the second meeting, the TAG will discuss suggested additions to this core indicator list that correspond to SDG indicators, and a strategy to address data gaps within the Arab region.

Meeting Details
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Agenda

Presentations:

Day 1:
Opening Session

  • 2018-19 Demographic and Social Statistics Section workplan
  • Recommendations to ESCWA from TAG 2016

Session 1

  • Suggested additions of SDG indicators to core list of indicators

Session 2

  • Discussion of strategy to improve data availability of demographic and social indicators

Day 2:
Session 3

  • Past activities of Demographic and Social Statistics Section since TAG 2016

Session 4

  • Current and future activities of Demographic and Social Statistics Section Session 5
  • Overview of discussion points of TAG
  • Final recommendations