When senior management within Papua New Guinea's Department of Education (DOE) began asking for access to the department's Educational Management Information System (EMIS), the IT staff was pleased, but equally concerned.
If you’re familiar with Argentinian newspapers, you know that you are likely to find a lot of statements on children and youth issues. While this is a positive fact in the fight to promote child rights, the data available offers many varying figures about identical topics; the information is often inaccurate and misleading.
At the conclusion of the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet said: “[There is a] need to improve the evidence base and availability of data to inform an effective response.”
Each year, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Uzbekistan organizes the Summer and Winter Schools on Human Development as a way to advance the concept of human development and teach tools relevant to socio-economic processes.
What is the percentage of children living in poverty in the industrialized world? What is the rate of children bullied at school there, as well as that of smokers? Where do these countries rank in terms of air pollution?
Facts of the Week from the DevInfo website can be found daily on the International Year of Statistics website from March 4th to March 9th. Facts of the Week help provide a clearer picture of the world's progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
DevInfo is proud to be a supporting partner of My M&E and their three part e-Learning programme on Development Evaluation. My M&E is an interactive Web 2.0 platform for sharing knowledge on country-led Monitoring and Evaluation systems worldwide.
As part of a shared commitment to strengthen evidence-based policy making in Serbia, UNICEF and the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (SORS) launched a new DevInfo database in December containing 142 socio-economic indicators for 197 municipalities and 4 cities in Serbia.
A four day di Monitoring training was organized from the 24th - 27th September 2012 for line ministries staff and the team of the General Directorate for Statistics and National Accounts (Direction Générale de la Statistique et de Comptabilité Nationale (DGSCN)) at Kpalimé.