GCC-Stat Hosts the Preparatory Meeting of the International Conference of Labour Statisticians

The works of the Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians were started Monday the 9th of October 2017 in Muscat, Oman. The meeting was attended by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and a number of Arab countries. The meeting, that lasted for three days, was hosted by the Statistical Center of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC-Stat) at its headquarters in Airport Heights. It aimed to discuss the technical issues with the countries of the region to ensure that the ILO's revised standards cover all types of work as well as the priorities of the labour force data in the region.

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GCC-Stat Hosts the Meeting for the Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA)

Wednesday the 26th of September, the GCC-Stat hosted the 30th session of the meeting for the Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA) in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The meeting was held over two days and was attended by 25 concerned international and regional organizations, including: United Nations Statistics Division, The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), and a group of United Nations international committees. This marks the first time a committee meeting has been held in the Middle East, specifically in Muscat.

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The GCC-Stat Organizes a Workshop to Develop Labour Statistics in Bahrain

The workshop aimed to develop the use of administrative records data for statistical purposes in the GCC countries In collaboration with the International Labor Organization (ILO), the GCC-Stat organized a regional workshop on labour statistics based on administrative records in the GCC countries which was hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain represented by the Information & e-Government Authority (iGA) and lasted for three days.

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