Training Course on 'Population and Housing Censuses'
Date: 11-13 June 2024
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye

Within the framework of its Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC, in collaboration with the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) of the Arab Republic of Egypt, organised a Training Course on “Population and Housing Censuses” on 11-13 June 2024 with the participation of 23 experts from the National Statistical Offices (NSOs) of 8 Arabic speaking OIC countries through an online video conferencing platform..

The training course was provided by prominent experts at CAPMAS of Egypt through comprehensive presentations. The 3-day training course included 11 sessions, and enhanced the technical capacities of the participants in conducting population and housing censuses, focusing on the following areas:

  • Methodology and objectives of the general census of population, housing, and establishments
  • Planning and governance, including the role of the IT sector in the electronic census
  • Infrastructure and technology requirements for the electronic census
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Utilisation of technological systems in emergency management
  • Electronic census applications, including call center operations and real-time reporting

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