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Kimi joins Pacific Statisticians leadership forum

Statistician Douglas Kimi joined professionals from other Pacific countries at the annual Pacific Statisticians Leadership Forum (PSLF) held in Australia, recently.

In recognition of the need to support statistical leadership and institutional strengthening, as well as improved planning and governance, the objective of the 2018 PSLF is to share ideas on ways to increase the effectiveness of National Statistics Offices (NSOs) to see data and statistics used in national decision making, and drive demand for official statistics at a national and regional level.

The Forum provided leadership coaching in key concepts around leading innovative dissemination and informed decision-making. Through a statistical leadership lens, the forum intended to identify practical options and strategies for enhancing use of official statistics – from dissemination to decision-making.

Also, it provided an opportunity for National Statistical Office (NSO) leaders from across the region to share key achievements, learn from common challenges and discuss opportunities for future collaboration.

Mr. Kimi was accompanied by Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO), Chief Social Statistician, Anterlyn Tuzakana.

The forum was held with the theme: Statistical Leadership: From Dissemination to Decision-making.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has organised the event.

Mr. Kimi pleased with the forum and acknowledged the ABS for organising it.

Pacific partner countries participated in the Forum, along with key partners in the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Statistics New Zealand and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), the Pacific Finance Technical Assistance Centre (PFTAC), World Bank, UN agencies, expert consultants, and ABS Executives.

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