Protocol for the collection and dissemination of data from studies involving children and adolescents

Protocol for the collection and dissemination of data from studies involving children and adolescents

Biennium:
2020-2021
Coordinator
General Directorate of Statistics and Censuses (DIGESTYC) of El Salvador
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo (INEC) of Panama
Technical Secretariat
UNICEF
Statistics Division of ECLAC
Members
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Boliva
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Honduras
Instituto Nacional de Información de Desarrollo (INIDE) of Nicaragua
Dirección General de Estadística, Encuestas y Censos (DGEEC) of Paraguay
National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) of Perú
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE) of Dominican Republic
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Uruguay
Objetives

General objective 

To improve the capacities of NSOs to address the ethical challenges related to the collection and dissemination of survey data gathered from children and adolescents.

Specific objectives 

  • To carry out an assessment of the current ethical practices that the countries of the region use to collect and disseminate survey data gathered from children and adolescents.
  • To develop a protocol that takes into account international and regional best practices, as well as the regional context, the capacities of NSOs and different age groups.
  • To organize a workshop to discuss and reach a consensus on the protocol.
  • To produce a protocol document, approved by the countries, as a guide for conducting research and statistical work with children and adolescents in the region.