Strategy 2017-2019

2017-2019 IAOS Strategy

The 2017-2019 Strategic Plan was discussed at the 2017 General Assembly. This plan builds on the previous Strategic Plan, the new ISI Strategy, and a SWOT analysis. The Strategic objectives of the new plan seek to promote the understanding and advancement of official statistics, and to foster the development of effective and efficient official statistical services, particularly in developing countries, through international contacts among individuals and organizations, including users of official statistics as well as research institutions.

The strategic objectives are:

  1. Providing forum for analysis and discussion of the most relevant issues in official statistics
  2. Be a recognised vehicle for spreading knowledge in official statistics
  3. Increase and diverify IAOS membership
  4. Invest in creating mutual beneficial partnerships
  5. Strengthen communicatons with relevant actor related to official statistics
  6. Contribute to the promotion and defence of the fundamental principles of official statistics
  7. Institutionalise IAOS functions


IAOS members and supporters are encouraged to plan


2015-2017 Strategy

The 2015 -2017 Strategy had a strong focus on improve and develop the services of IAOS to meet the growing challenges facing official statistics as well as the improvement of statistical infrastructure in developing countries. The plan focused on enhancing  relevancy, visibility and partnership as well as institutionalization.