NSO Chairman holds virtual meeting with Director of ESCAP Statistics Division

2022-01-12 13:39:02

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Chairman of the National Statistics Office of Mongolia (NSO) B.Batdavaa held a virtual meeting with Rachael Beaven, Director of the Statistics Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

The sides discussed bilateral cooperation and the activities of the management of ESCAP Statistics Division. The NSO Chairman gave brief information on the national statistics strategy for 2021-2025, noting that increased focus will be given to improving the legal framework for statistics, upskilling the workforce, and enhancing the sector’s capacity. He also showed an interest in cooperating in the development of environmental and economic accounts, capacity building of the workforce, introducing a geographical data system and establishing a regional group on unified state database, data governance, control and management.

ESCAP Statistics Division Director Ms. Rachael Beaven undertook to cooperate after considering the proposals and said it is possible to provide support in establishing contact with relevant organizations.