SESRIC and IsDB Group to Organise the 12th Session of OIC Statistical Commission (OIC-StatCom)
Date : 03-04 October 2023 Venue : Jeddah Saudi Arabia

SESRIC, in its capacity as the Secretariat of the OIC Statistical Commission (OIC-StatCom), will organise the 12th Session of the OIC-StatCom, to be hosted generously by the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group and in 03-04 October 2023 in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

During the 12th Session, the activities undertaken since the last session will be reviewed and the implementation of OIC-StatCom Programme of Action for 2021-2025 will be discussed along with the following technical themes:

  • 2020 Round of the World Population and Housing Census Programme: Usage of Geospatial Technologies in Support of Census Activities
  • Statistical Capacity Development: Good Practices for Better E-Learning Programmes in Official Statistics
  • Sustainable Development Goals: Monitoring and Reporting SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) Indicators

Based on the Istanbul Declaration of the 2010 Meeting of the National Statistical Organisations (NSO), the OIC member countries agreed to organise their annual meetings under the umbrella of OIC-StatCom. SESRIC acts as the Secretariat of the Commission, which aims to create a platform for exchanging experiences and best practices among OIC Member Countries to build effective statistical capacity building at the OIC level.

For more details on OIC-StatCom, please visit;


  • Draft Work Programme (English) (Arabic) (French)
  • Report of the OIC-StatCom Secretariat on the Implementation of Resolutions of the 11th Session of OIC-StatCom (English) (Arabic) (French)
  • Report on the Implementation of the OIC-StatCom Programme of Action for 2021-2025 (English) (French)