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Prospects of Innovation and Technology in Official Statistics

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E/ESCWA/SD/2019/WP.1
Issued in: 
2019

The present report promotes the strategic use of geospatial and other innovative technologies to support statistical systems, and to advocate for their adoption and implementation in accordance with United Nations recommendations, while taking into account member States’ national circumstances.

The report focuses on recent methodological and technological developments to help national statistical offices modernize their statistical systems, and provide support for SDG implementation, measuring and monitoring. It also aims to guide member States in using appropriate technologies to improve the quality of and access to their statistical data for evidence-based decision-making and sustainable development.