Scientific workshop 2016

Scientific workshop May, 31st 2016 The challenges of demographic data in Sub-Saharan Africa in the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Organized by : DEMOSTAF, Pôle PI, IUSSP & UR DEMOSUD The scientific workshop took place at:
Ined 133 boulevard Davout
75020 Paris
Programme de la journée du 31 mai 2016
 9.00-9.15 Welcome
9.15-9.30 Introduction, by Magda Tomasini, Head of INED, Mary Ellen Zuppan, Executive Director of IUSSP, Géraldine Duthé PI of DEMOSTAF
9.30-10.30 Demographic data in sub-Saharan Africa and the SDGs implementation Rajiv Ranjan (OECD, Paris21) - SDGs and leaving no one behind: Costs of measuring the SDGs Aminata Diallo Diarra (UNFPA) - The major role of the National Statistical System (NSS) for measuring the SDGs in sub-Saharan Africa and particularly in Mali
10.30-11.00 Break 1
1.00-12.00 How to ensure that no one is left behind? Gloria Waithira Mathenge (UNECA) - Progress in strengthening Civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) over recent years Sara Randall (University College London) - Where have all the nomads gone? Fifty years of statistical and demographic invisibilities of African mobile pastoralists
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.00 What is the role of DHS and HDSS in monitoring SDG targets? Tom Pullum (DHS Programme) - How the DHS Program will be involved in the monitoring of the SDGs Martin Bangha (INDEPTH network) - The input of HDSS sites to the SDGs Stéphane Helleringer (Johns Hopkins University) - Improving demographic data in Low-income countries: new approaches and initial results
15.00-15.30 Break
15.30-17.00 Harnessing the “Data Revolution” Patrick Gerland (UNPD) - Inventory of demographic censuses and surveys (Data Catalog) and virtual archiving of published results (Data Archive). Patricia Kelly Hall (Ipums-International) - Microdata Revolution in Africa Tom Legrand (Université de Montréal, IUSSP) - Data Revolution: a seductive slogan or a program of action

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