Countries of the Region Reaffirm the Importance of Strengthening and Integrating National Statistical Systems

The eighteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas (SCA) was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.
From left to right, Christian Salazar, Regional Director, Regional Desk for Latin America and the Caribbean, Development Coordination Office (DCO); Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary and Guillermo Pattillo, Director of the National Institute of Statistics (INE) of Chile.

The eighteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas (SCA) was inaugurated today at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile.

 

(3 OCTOBER 2018 | PRESS RELEASE)

Representatives of national statistics institutes in Latin America and the Caribbean reaffirmed today the importance of strengthening and integrating national statistical systems to obtain reliable and quality data that allows for providing follow-up and facing the challenges posed by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, while gathered at the inauguration of the eighteenth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Statistical Conference of the Americas (SCA).

The meeting – which is being held through Thursday, March 28 at the central headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile – was inaugurated by Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC’s Executive Secretary, and Guillermo Pattillo, Director of the National Institute of Statistics (INE) of Chile, in his role as Chair of the Statistical Conference of the Americas.

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