The Statistics Division and the Subregional Headquarters for the Caribbean of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), in collaboration with United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, have been working together over the past year and a half at the country level to strengthen institutional and statistical capacities of selected Caribbean countries to better produce, disseminate and use environment, climate change and disaster indicators. Work at the country level has helped in identifying coordination and data sharing as the most critical areas where exchange of knowledge and experiences and peer learning at the regional level bring the most value for countries. Therefore, as part of the Development Account 12th Tranche (DA12) project on Caribbean SIDS relevant climate change and disasters indicators for evidence-based policies, a regional workshop is being organized to facilitate exchange of ideas and peer learning among project beneficiary and non-beneficiary countries.
OBJECTIVE OF THE WORKSHOP
This workshop will bring stakeholders from National Statistical Offices, Ministries of Environment, and Emergency and Disaster Management authorities of members and associate members of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) to share experiences and knowledge, and promote peer learning on strengthening the environment, climate change, and disaster statistical areas in their organisations and promoting the use of data in decision making.
The objectives of the workshop are to:
- Enable a safe space for participants to discuss specific challenges on coordination and data sharing processes of environment, climate change and disaster statistics and share knowledge, experiences, and success stories in addressing these challenges
- Show advances of ECLAC´s regional resilience database and receive feedback from the participants
- Identify the most pressing national needs in the areas of environment, climate change and disaster data that could be addressed by ECLAC in the next stages of the DA12 project
Workshop´s Presentations are available HERE
Links of interest
Sendai Framework Monitor Home page: https://sendaimonitor.undrr.org/