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54th session of UN Statistical Commission: Side Event "Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics: History, Relevance Today, Mission for Tomorrow - a Message from the Creators" - 2 February 2023
Tuesday, 24 January 2023
Convened by the International Association for Official Statistics Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023 Time: 9:00 –... Read More...
"The Journey of the UNFPOS from Conception to Implementation" High-Level Virtual Side Event on the "Road to the Commission", December 14, 2022
Saturday, 31 December 2022
The UN Statistics Division is organizing a series of webinars on the UN Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics... Read More...
President's message December 2022
Sunday, 25 December 2022
President's message December 2022 Dear IAOS Members: As 2022 comes to an end I want to come back to you all with a... Read More...
IMAGE IAOS welcomes new SJIAOS Editor in Chief
Friday, 16 December 2022
The IAOS is pleased to announce the appointment of a new SJIAOS Editor in Chief – Mr. Pietro Gennari. Mr. Gennari has... Read More...
Obituary: Tim Holt (1943-2022)
Sunday, 27 November 2022
Tim Holt, the first director of the Office of National Statistics in the UK, died suddenly on 15 November 2022. Tim was... Read More...
SCORUS Webinar on Regional Statistics – Communication and Innovation, 15 November 2022
Monday, 14 November 2022
SCORUS Webinar on Regional Statistics – Communication and Innovation Date: 15 November 2022 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 CET... Read More...
IMAGE “Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics: 30 Years after Its Development” IAOS - ECLAC Webinar, November 3, 2022
Tuesday, 25 October 2022
Official statistics are based on a set of principles that ensure that they are impartial, relevant, and accurate and... Read More...
IMAGE ESSnet Web Intelligence Network (WIN) Project: 2022-2023 Webinar Series | Architecture, Methodology and Quality – an Overview | 23 November 2022
Thursday, 20 October 2022
2022-2023 Webinar series The ESSnet Web Intelligence Network (WIN) project is creating an environment where an array... Read More...
IMAGE “The Independence of Statistical Institutions with a Focus on Arab Region and North Africa” Webinar, 2 November 2022
Tuesday, 18 October 2022
In 2014, the UN Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics (UN FPOS) were endorsed by the UN General Assembly. The... Read More...
“Everyone Matters” – How the “Case against Statisticians” developed in Kazakhstan
Monday, 17 October 2022
Ten years of public service, exile, arrest, separation from her minor daughter and a prison term on charges of... Read More...
IMAGE Podcast Episode on Sylvia Ostry
Wednesday, 12 October 2022
  If this is the first time you’re hearing about Sylvia Ostry, buckle up. Sylvia was appointed Canada’s first and... Read More...
Announcement of Nominations for IAOS Executive Committee 2023-2025
Friday, 09 September 2022
Dear colleagues: I am pleased to inform you that the Nominating Committee for the IAOS Executive Committee members... Read More...
IMAGE "Big Data and Official Statistics in Africa – Maximising the Opportunities" Webinar, 6 October 2022
Wednesday, 24 August 2022
Annoucing a webinar "Big Data and Official Statistics in Africa – Maximising the Opportunities" to take place on 6... Read More...
"Blind Spot: The Global Rise of Unhappiness and How Leaders Missed It" Book Discussion Webinar, 23 September 2022
Tuesday, 23 August 2022
Announcing a webinar to take place on 23 September 2022 organized by the International Association for Official... Read More...
IMAGE IAOS and ISI statement regarding the dissolution of the El Salvador National Statistical Office - Dirección General de Estadística y Censos (DIGESTYC)
Monday, 22 August 2022
  The International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Association for Official Statistics... Read More...
IAOS-ISI 2023 Conference, 4-6 April 2023, Livingstone, Zambia - Call for Papers now open
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
The 17th International Association for Official Statistics Conference and 3rd International Statistical Institute... Read More...
President's message August 2022
Wednesday, 03 August 2022
President's message August 2022 Dear IAOS Members: Since I last wrote to the community in December 2021 many things... Read More...
IAOS congratulates winners of the 2022 Young Statisticians Prize competition
Friday, 29 July 2022
IAOS would like to congratulate Dr. Erin Lundy of Statistics Canada and the other winners of the 2022 Young... Read More...
Announcement of the creation of a Krakow Group
Monday, 23 May 2022
The creation of a “Krakow Group” was endorsed at the 2022 IAOS General Assembly, held in Krakow, Poland. In... Read More...
IMAGE IAOS - World Bank Event “Building strong Integrated National Data Systems to transform people’s lives” - June 15, 2022
Friday, 13 May 2022
Date: June 15, 2022 Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am | Eastern Daylight Time (Washington, D.C.) Location: Register here The event... Read More...
Obituary: Bill McLennan (1942-2022)
Friday, 06 May 2022
Bill McLennan, a former head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), who had also headed the UK Government... Read More...
Announcement for the 2022 IAOS General Assembly hybrid meeting
Friday, 22 April 2022
The 2022 IAOS General Assembly will be held at 8:00 am - 9:00 am (CET), 28 April 2022, as part of the IAOS conference... Read More...
Key Information on Registration and Programme: IAOS 2022 Conference "Worthy Information for Challenging Times”, Krakow, Poland, April 26-28, 2022
Wednesday, 23 March 2022
We are pleased to inform you that preparations for the 18th IAOS conference taking place on April 26-28, 2022, in... Read More...
IAOS Statement on Ukraine
Thursday, 10 March 2022
IAOS Statement on Ukraine issued on 10 March 2022 Read More...
IMAGE 29th Annual Morris Hansen Lecture "Working with Non-Probability Samples: Assessing and Remediating Bias", March 1, 2022, 3:30 – 5:30 pm EST
Sunday, 27 February 2022
29th Annual Morris Hansen Lecture Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Time: 3:30 – 5:30 pm EST Format: Webcast Please... Read More...
ISI and IAOS statement on the dismissal of the head of the Turkish Statistical Office
Saturday, 12 February 2022
ISI and IAOS statement on the dismissal of the head of the Turkish Statistical Office Read More...
UN Statistical Commission 2022: Side Event "Statistical Leadership - the Role of National Statistical Institutes" - 14 February 2022
Friday, 04 February 2022
Convened by the International Statistical Institute (ISI) Date: Monday, February 14, 2022 Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM... Read More...
UN Statistical Commission 2022: Side Event “Ethics, trust, governance and use of data: Enhancing Official Statistics Capacity to address these issues” - 8 February 2022
Saturday, 29 January 2022
Organized by the International Association for Official Statistics Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 Time: 9:00 - 10:00... Read More...
IMAGE Vacancy for SJIAOS Editor-in-Chief - Deadline for Submissions Extended to 30 April 2022
Thursday, 27 January 2022
  The current Editor-in-Chief of the Statistical Journal of the IAOS (SJIAOS), Dr. Pieter Everaers, is standing down... Read More...
UN World Data Forum Webinar: Revisiting and Adapting Data Governance and Statistical Legal Frameworks to the New Data Era
Friday, 21 January 2022
Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 Time: 9:00 am to 10:15 am | Eastern Time (New York) To register and get more... Read More...
IMAGE Workshop "Writing manuscripts for Official Statistics journals: Guidelines for practitioners and researchers"
Thursday, 20 January 2022
8–15 February 2022  Location: Register for free   The workshop will be held via GoToWebinar in three separate... Read More...
2021-2023 IAOS Strategy - Member consultation closes 1 March 2022
Thursday, 20 January 2022
Dear members, The early draft 2021-2023 IAOS Strategy was briefly introduced to the General Assembly held on July... Read More...
Small Area Estimation Conference 2022 (SAE 2022) organized by UMD and co-sponsored by IAOS, IASS and SRMS
Thursday, 16 December 2021
Small Area Estimation Conference 2022 (SAE 2022) University of Maryland, College Park, USA - May 23-27, 2022 This... Read More...
Takwimu Young Statisticians Programme
Thursday, 21 October 2021
Launched in July 2021 under the leadership of the African Centre for Statistics and the UN Economic Commission for... Read More...
Call for action by the Fiji government on the position of its Government Statistician
Monday, 18 October 2021
The International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS)... Read More...
Ongoing legal proceedings against Andreas Georgiou
Sunday, 10 October 2021
The heads of the American Statistical Association (ASA), International Statistical Institute (ISI) and Royal... Read More...
IMAGE 2022 IAOS Young Statisticians Prize Announcement of Competition
Tuesday, 31 August 2021
Calling all Young Official Statisticians Win a trip to an international statistical conference The International... Read More...
IMAGE IASS Webinar: "Building a Sample Frame of SMEs Using Patent, Search Engine, and Website Data", 2 September 2021
Tuesday, 24 August 2021
  International Association for Survey Statisticians (IASS) is organizing a webinar entitled "Building a Sample Frame... Read More...
IMAGE ISI AND IAOS LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR ANDREAS GEORGIOU
Thursday, 12 August 2021
August 2021 The International Statistical Institute and the International Association for Official... Read More...
Message from the President
Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Dear Friends  The COVID-19 pandemic has had and continues to have dramatic effects on people all over the world. There... Read More...
Announcement for the 2021 IAOS General Assembly virtual meeting
Friday, 07 May 2021
The 2021 IAOS General Assembly will be held on Thursday 8th July, 2021 at 2.00 - 3:00 pm (CEST) in virtual format. If... Read More...
Announcement of Results of 2021 Young Statistician Prize
Thursday, 06 May 2021
The International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) is pleased to announce the results of the 2021 IAOS Young... Read More...
ISI AND IAOS EXPRESS CALL FOR AN END TO THE PERSECUTING OF ANDREAS GEORGIOU
Thursday, 01 April 2021
The ISI and IAOS have followed with growing concern the continued persecution through the justice system in Greece of... Read More...
More information on the 2022 IAOS Conference in Krakow
Thursday, 01 April 2021
International Association for Official Statistics Conference 2022 Krakow, Poland - April 26-28, 2022 Worthy Information... Read More...
Announcing the IAOS 2022 Conference
Friday, 12 March 2021
Dear all,   It is our pleasure to announce that the IAOS 2022 Conference organized in collaboration with Statistics... Read More...
IAOS Nominating Committee announces the candidates for the Executive Committee 2021-2023
Wednesday, 17 February 2021
We are pleased to inform you that the IAOS Nominating Committee chaired by Mario Palma has submitted this slate of... Read More...
IMAGE United Nations Statistical Commission 2021 Side Event
Friday, 29 January 2021
Misuse of Statistics: Time to Speak Out Webinar – 22nd February 2021 from 9.00 – 11.00 EST  You can watch the... Read More...
President's message November 2020
Tuesday, 17 November 2020
President’s message November 2020   Dear IAOS members In this latest newsletter, we cover upcoming deadlines for... Read More...
Joint IAOS-IASS webinar Thursday 5 November 12:00 pm CET
Friday, 30 October 2020
To celebrate World Statistics Day: On the importance to society of high quality public statistics. Denise Britz do... Read More...
ISI World Statistics Conference 2021 - Invited sessions proposal is now open
Tuesday, 13 October 2020
Invitation to Propose Invited Sessions for WSC 2021 Proposals due: 15 November 2020 The 63rd ISI WSC 2021 will be held... Read More...
Promoting Statistical Literacy across the World
Monday, 05 October 2020
International Statistical Literacy Project (ISLP)    The International Statistical Literacy Project (ISLP) is a... Read More...
President's Message September 2020
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
President’s Message September 2020   Dear colleagues Nominations for IAOS Executive Committee – I am pleased to... Read More...
IMAGE New World Order and Official Statistics in Africa
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
New World Order and Official Statistics in Africa Announcing a webinar to take place on 22 October organised by... Read More...
IMAGE MISUSE OF STATISTICS: TIME TO SPEAK OUT
Monday, 07 September 2020
  MISUSE OF STATISTICS: TIME TO SPEAK OUT A webinar free and open to all. Sign up now to have your say. The... Read More...
President's message August 2020
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE AUGUST 2020 This has been a year when everyone has been talking about statistics. Alongside the... Read More...
Announcement of the IAOS 2020 General Assembly in virtual format
Monday, 10 August 2020
NOTICE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR OFFICIAL STATISTICS GENERAL ASSEMBLY   The 2020 IAOS General Assembly will be... Read More...
Southampton Conference, July 2021, Call for Abstracts
Monday, 03 August 2020
Conference and Special Issue of Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A in memory of Fred Smith and Chris... Read More...
An opportunity to join virtual Town Hall discussions
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
A series of open town hall discussion opportunities   American Statistical Association (ASA), International... Read More...
IMAGE Kenza Sallier present her winning YSP paper to an ONS audience
Friday, 03 July 2020
Congratulations to Ms Kenza Sallier from Statistics Canada for winning first place with her paper “Toward More... Read More...
New international statistical snapshot on impact of Covid-19 released
Thursday, 14 May 2020
New international statistical snapshot on impact of Covid-19 released   Throughout the current crisis, the... Read More...
Announcement of the winners of the 2020 Young Statisticians Prize
Thursday, 07 May 2020
Announcement of the winners of the 2020 Young Statisticians Prize. The IAOS is very pleased to be able to announce the... Read More...
President's message April 2020
Friday, 01 May 2020
President’s message April 2020   This is a great time of challenge for everyone, demonstrating just how connected we... Read More...
In Memoriam: Dr Jorge Todesca
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
In Memoriam: Dr Jorge Todesca Dr Jorge Todesca, at the service of statistics and of democracy Our sister society, IASI... Read More...
2020 IAOS-ISI Conference in Zambia Postponed
Friday, 20 March 2020
Following the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Zambia Statistics Agency, with the directive of the... Read More...
Zambia 2020 IAOS-ISI Conference “Better Lives 2030: Mobilising the power of data for Africa and the world”
Monday, 10 February 2020
Registration is now open.  See 2020-iaos-isi.zamstats.gov.zm for more information. Read More...
President’s message: January 2020
Friday, 17 January 2020
President’s message: January 2020   Happy New Year to all members (and potential new members). If you have not done... Read More...
Deadline for Proposals for 2020 Zambia Conference: Better Lives for 2030 extended to January 21, 2020
Monday, 06 January 2020
As some people incurred challenges in submitting proposals and therefore in an effort to accommodate their request, the... Read More...
IMAGE IAOS Members Newsletter November 2019
Friday, 08 November 2019
President’s message, November 2019 Dear IAOS Members I have been enjoying getting to know lots more people over the... Read More...
IAOS Members Newsletter - September 2019
Friday, 08 November 2019
Members Newsletter September 2019   Dear IAOS Members I feel very fortunate to have been elected as President of the... Read More...
IMAGE IAOS 2019-2021 Strategy - Member consultation closes 30 November 2019
Monday, 30 September 2019
  Dear members,   The draft 2019-2021 IAOS strategy was introduced at the 2019 General Assembly and discussed briefly... Read More...
IMAGE Invitation to attend the IAOS President Lecture at the ISI WSC (20 August 2019, KLCC)
Thursday, 15 August 2019
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IMAGE Free and Open Specification Classification Management Tool
Tuesday, 09 July 2019
            Dear IAOS colleagues,    The DDI Alliance has announced the public release of  XKOS version 1.2, a... Read More...
IMAGE Invitation to attend the 2019 IAOS General Assembly (19 August 2019, KLCC)
Friday, 14 June 2019
    International Association for Official Statistics   2019 General Assembly Meeting   Monday, 19 August 2019   ... Read More...
IMAGE Announcement: IAOS Executive Committe 2019-2021
Friday, 14 June 2019
      Following the IAOS Statutes, the 2018 Nominating Committee, in charge of selecting the candidates for posts of... Read More...
IMAGE Symposium on Data Sciencie and Official Statistics
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
    UN Statistics Division (UNSD) Symposium on Data Science and Official Statistics jointly organized with UNESCAP... Read More...
IMAGE UNWDF Webinar on "Trust in Data and Statistics" - 25 April 2019
Tuesday, 09 April 2019
    Dear IAOS colleagues,     We would like to share with you the United   World Data Forum (UNWDF)... Read More...
IMAGE ISI WSC 2019 Short Courses Programme - Registration is open!
Monday, 21 January 2019
  The 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress (ISI WSC 2019) will be held on 18-23 August 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.... Read More...
IMAGE International Program in Survey and Data Science - Apply now!
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
    The International Program in Survey and Data Science (IPSDS)   The online graduate degree program jointly... Read More...
IMAGE IAOS welcomes its new SJIAOS Editor in Chief!
Tuesday, 04 December 2018
      The IAOS is pleased to announce the appointment of a new SJIAOS Editor in Chief - Dr Pieter Everaers.  Dr... Read More...
IMAGE 2019 ABS Summer School on Bayesian Demography (Como, Italy)
Friday, 30 November 2018
The 2019 Applied Bayesian Statistics Summer School (16th edition) will be held in the magnificent Villa del Grumello,... Read More...
IMAGE 2016 IAOS Conference Programme - Papers & Presentations
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
    15th IAOS Conference   "The Spirit of Official Statistics: Partnership and Continuos Innovation"     6-8... Read More...
IMAGE Statistics under Pressure around the World - Hetan Shah
Wednesday, 07 November 2018
Dear colleagues,    We would like to share with you Hetan Shah's comment piece on how the production of independent... Read More...
IMAGE Special Meeting on NSOs Professional Independence - Download the programme and presentations!
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
    Prior to the 2018 IAOS-OECD Conference “Better Statistics for Better Lives” that took place on 19-21... Read More...
IMAGE Commendation of Andreas Georgiou at IAOS Special Meeting
Thursday, 11 October 2018
Andreas Georgiou (Former President of ELSTAT) and Ada van Krimpen (ISI Director).     On 18 September 2018, during... Read More...
IMAGE Join the 2018 IAOS General Assembly!
Wednesday, 12 September 2018
    INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR OFFICIAL STATISTICS   2018 General Assembly Meeting   Thursday, 20 September 2018... Read More...
Obituary: Ian Maclean (1930 -2018)
Thursday, 19 July 2018
Dear colleagues,   It is with deep personal regret that I deliver to you today the news of the death of our colleague... Read More...
Join us at our Special Meeting on "NSOs Professional Independence: Threats and Responses"
Thursday, 21 June 2018
Special Meeting    “NSOs Professional Independence: Threats and Responses”   Tuesday 18, September 2018  ... Read More...
IMAGE YSBS - Announcement of Winners
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
    2018 IAOS – OECD Young Scholars for Better Statistics Award   Announcement of winners   “Better Statistics... Read More...
IMAGE 80 Former Chief Statisticians Condemn Prosecution of Andreas Georgiou
Monday, 18 June 2018
Statement in Support for Andreas Georgiou     On 16 May 2018, the Greek Supreme Court annulled Andreas Georgiou’s... Read More...
IAOS one of 47 Organisations urging Puerto Rico's Governor not to dismantle Statistical Agency
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
IAOS one of 47  Organisations urging Puerto Rico's Governor not to dismantle Statistical Agency   Earlier this... Read More...
IMAGE ISI–World Bank Fund Support for Attending the IAOS-OECD 2018 Conference
Friday, 13 April 2018
      ISI–World Bank Fund Support for Attending the IAOS-OECD 2018 Conference “Better Statistics for Better... Read More...
Submissions for the 2018 IAOS Young Statistician Prize have now closed.
Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Submissions for the 2018 IAOS Young Statistician Prize have now closed.  Thank you to everyone for your interest in... Read More...
GUS – SCORUS CONFERENCE - JUNE 6-8, 2018 – WARSAW, POLAND - NEW SCALE – NEW NEEDS – NEW STATISTICS
Wednesday, 21 March 2018
The Scientific Programme Committee of the 2018 Conference, jointly organised by Statistics Poland (GUS), the... Read More...
American Statistical Association - Link Lecture Award - Call for Nominations
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
The ASA have created the Links Lecture Award to honor the contributions of Constance Citro, Robert Groves, and Fritz... Read More...
IMAGE Call for proposals for IAOS sponsored sessions - ISI Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2019
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
              Scientific Programme Committee (SPC) for the ISI Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2019   Call... Read More...
IMAGE 2018 IAOS Young Statistician Prize - Deadline extended to February 15, 2018
Monday, 27 November 2017
    Are you interested in winning a trip to Paris in September 2018?   Will you be under the age of 35 by December... Read More...
European Statistics Day - congratulations from the IAOS
Thursday, 19 October 2017
  On 20 October 2017, Official statisticians across Europe will commemorate European Statistics Day.  This is an... Read More...
Volunteers sought to help our colleagues in the Caribbean
Saturday, 07 October 2017
As we all know the countries and territories of the Caribbean were hit by a series of Hurricanes in September.  Since... Read More...
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