Within the framework of its Webinar Series on Statistical Experience Sharing, SESRIC organised a Webinar on ‘Use of Business Registers for Business Demography and Entrepreneurship Statistics’ on 28 March 2022 in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) with the participation of 61 official statisticians from the NSOs of 24 OIC countries.
The main objective of the Webinar was to provide a platform to exchange knowledge and best practices to improve statistical business registers of NSOs of OIC member countries including discussions on challenges of and lessons learnt by all stakeholders.
The Webinar covered the following topics including country experience presentations:
Pre-requisites for statistical business registers to support business demography statistics with a focus on coverage of small and micro enterprises (by UNECE Statistics Division)
Methods for identifying genuine demographic events (by CBS-Statistics Netherlands)
Presentations by participating OIC Countries: Albania, Indonesia, Malaysia, Palestine, Türkiye, Uganda
The Webinar was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches designed in line with the virtual training solutions undertaken by SESRIC in order to better serve the Centre’s training activities and keep participants motivated and engaged during this time of global crisis due to COVID-19.
All documents and presentations of the Webinar are available at this link.