South and West Asia Regional Training Workshop on Cultural Statistics
A Regional Training Workshop on the 2009 UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics (FCS) was organized by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) in collaboration with UNESCO New Delhi and the Ministry of Culture, India. The workshop was held at Umrao Hotels and Resorts, New Delhi from 22 to 25 October 2013.
The training workshop was part of the UIS programme of work to support the implementation of the 2009 UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics (FCS) globally and to provide capacity building for Member States to improve cultural statistics, with the following objectives:
- Introduce statisticians and cultural officers to the 2009 UNESCO FCS and its application;
- Provide training in selected cultural statistics topics; and
- Support the development of professional networks in cultural statistics.
During the training sessions, there were discussions on the 2009 UNESCO FCS followed by presentations on the status of cultural statistics country-wise. The presentations addressed the key elements of the cultural policy in respective countries and also reviewed the current state of cultural statistics – existing data and data gaps.
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