Our ‘core business’ is to provide technical assistance and training, partly through our highly valued professional attachment programme. There is a strong emphasis on helping PICTs establish good data collection systems. We also seek to improve the quantity and quality of data, indicators and reports being published in the region
Helping the Pacific Island Nations
The region’s policy-makers and analysts depend on having access to timely and accurate demographic, economic and social indicators to support their work, and our merged Statistics for Development Division (SDD) aims to strengthen the capacity of national statistical systems and social and economic planning agencies to supply this data.