AHSOM 11 to be convened in VN in December
13:15 | 18/10/2010
VGP – The Vietnamese General Statistics Office will host the 11th ASEAN Heads of Statistical Offices Meeting (AHSOM 11) on December 7-9.

AHSOM 11 is the gathering of chiefs of statistical agencies of ten ASEAN member countries and their partners, namely the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), EUROSTAT, and national statistics offices of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.

AHSOM 11 will center its discussions on specific cooperation programs among these offices towards the establishment of an ASEAN Community Statistical System by 2015.

ASEAN Statistical Offices will help each other promote their statistical capacity and jointly make up the ASEAN Statistics List, the ASEAN Statistical Indicators, and the ASEAN Statistical Database.

AHSOM 11 will also assess the implementation of the EU-funded project on increasing statistical capacity and discuss with partners some specific programs on financial and technical assistance and human resource training for ASEAN’s statistical industry.

By Hồng Minh
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