Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait presents paper on statistical expertise to UN Commission  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 08/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait has presented a working paper on its statistics' collection expertise to the 45th session of the UN Statistical Commission, currently held in New York



The working paper was presented late Thursday at a meeting of the annual session of the UN Statistical Commission by Assistant Undersecretary for Administrative Support and Information Sector at Kuwait's Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) Mariam Al-Oqael



In its paper, Al-Oqael underlined that Kuwait is totally committed to the implementation of the UN fundamental principles of official statistics to provide high-quality, credible and impartial statistics



The paper also highlighted the measures taken by the CSB to strictly implement these principles in conducting surveys and compiling statistical reports



Al-Oqael pointed out that the CSB's makes available its statistics to media outlets and the public in a neutral and transparent way as per the first principle of official statistics. She added that the CSB is also eager to get feedback from readers and users of its statistics



The Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics were endorsed by the UN General Assembly on 29 January 2014. But they had been originally adopted by the Statistical Commission 20 years ago in April 1994



The need for a set of principles governing official statistics became apparent at the end of the 1980s when countries in Central Europe began to change from centrally planned economies to market-oriented democracies. It was essential to ensure that national statistical systems in such countries would be able to produce appropriate and reliable data that adhered to certain professional and scientific standards



Al-Oqael noted that the CSB states clearly, in its reports, the methods and procedures for the collection, processing, storage and presentation of statistical data



She underlined that the CBS gives special attention to the quality and accuracy of its products. The CSB is keen on using the latest and best methods for the collection, processing, storage and presentation of statistical data, she said



She added that the CSB abides by all international standards, recommendations and UN guides and manuals relative to official statistics

It also follows up the latest updates in this domain to provide world-class statistical reports that match international reports



For his part, Head of the Gulf Cooperation Council and International Cooperation Section at the CSB Fahad Al-Qabandi shed light on the CSB's efforts to boost bilateral and multilateral cooperation with relevant regional and international agencies to contribute to the improvement of CSB's staff efficiency as well as improvement of produced statistics



In this regard, the CSB is keen developing cooperation with all UN agencies, International Labor Organization, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, the UN Development Program (UNDP) and other national statistical bodies particularly those in the developed countries, Al-Qabandi said



He disclosed that the CSB has signed cooperation agreements with national statistical agenies in the United States, Canada and China

The 45th session of the Statistical Commission kicked off on Tuesday at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, and will concluded late Friday



The United Nations Statistical Commission, established in 1947, is the apex entity of the global statistical system. It brings together the Chief Statisticians from member states from around the world. It is the highest decision making body for international statistical activities especially the setting of statistical standards, the development of concepts and methods and their implementation at the national and international level

 


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 23 2014 - Moroccan horse showThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Moroccan horsemen perform during the 7th edition of the "Salon du Cheval" (horse show) in the port city of El Jadida. ...

 Oct 23 2014 - Kuwaiti Jazeera Airways net profit up 22.6 percent in Q3MENAFN
(MENAFN) Kuwait-based Al Jazeera Airways group announced it has registered USD28 million in net profit for the July-September period of this year, an increase by 22.6 percent compared to the same ...

 Oct 23 2014 - Qatar- Lekhwiya defeat Al Wakra, Wolves heldThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Lekhwiya defeated Al Wakra 2-0 at their home ground here yesterday while Al Sadd were held 1-1 by Al Sailiya.Vadimir Weiss scored in the 68th minute for Lekhwiya and Ahmed ...

 Oct 23 2014 - Ooredoo Kuwait net profit falls by almost half in Q3MENAFN
(MENAFN) Ooredoo Kuwait, the country's No.3 telecom operator by subscribers, announced that its net profit fell by nearly half during the July-September period, Gulf Business reported.The ...

 Oct 23 2014 - Coach asks Qatar to give it all against DPR KoreaThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar's coach Felix Sanchez Bas has called on his players to give their all one-last time ahead of today's AFC U-19 Championship final against three-time winners DPR Korea. ...

 Oct 23 2014 - Qatar- Handball: Doha gears up for Asian Club LeagueThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Defending champions Al Jaish - thanks to the draw - have managed to avoid a meeting with local opponents Lekhwiya and Al Gharafa in the group stage of the 17th Asian Clubs ...

 Oct 23 2014 - QIMC posts USD38.88m net profit in SeptemberMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) revealed the interim financial statements for the period ending in September 30, this year, QNA reported.The interim financial statements ...

 Oct 23 2014 - Qatar will deliver an impressive 2022 World Cup, says BrescianoThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Australian midfielder Mark Bresciano is confident that Qatar will deliver an 'impressive' World Cup eight years down the line.Bresciano, who has been playing for the last two ...

 Oct 23 2014 - Qatar- QP hosts team from Kuwait Oil CompanyThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Petroleum (QP) recently hosted a delegation from Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) who visited Qatar to gain insights on QP's marine activities and port operations.Mubarak ...

 Oct 23 2014 - Qatar- Inflation rate expected to touch 5.5pcThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar's inflation rate in 2014 is expected to touch 5.5 percent due to steady rise in housing rentals, according to the finding of a research conducted by Standard ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help