04 May 2019

Innovation management should be a core practice in National Statistical Offices

Innovation management should be a core practice in National Statistical Offices (NSOs) as a strategic area, a data technology expert reasoned during the 5th International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics that took place in Kigali from 29 April to 3 May 2019.


01 May 2019

UK Government shares with Rwanda the secrets to success with Data Science Campus

On the sidelines of the 5th International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics that took place in Kigali from 29 April to 3 May 2019, experts came together to discuss what it takes to successfully harness the power of data science.


14 March 2019

5th International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics

Overview

The United Nations Global Working Group (GWG) on Big Data for Official Statistics was created under the UN Statistical Commission in 2014. The GWG provides strategic vision, direction and the coordination of a global programme on the use of new data sources and new technologies, which is essential for national statistical systems to remain relevant in a fast-moving data landscape.


17 January 2019

Workshop on SDGs metadata sharing and exchange in Rwanda

From 15th to 17th January 2019, the the UN Statistics Department in collaboration with DFID and the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda jointly organized a workshop on SDGs metadata.

The workshop brought together staff responsible for compilation and reporting on SGDs from  NISR as well as representative from line ministries and institutions that deal with data on SDGs indicators.


26 September 2018

NISR and MoH Joinly launch 6th Rwanda Demographic Health Survey

 

The Permanent Secretary of ministry of Health, Mr. Jean Pierre NYEMAZI together with Director General of NISR Mr. Yusuf MURANGWA jointly presided over a first preparatory meeting on the 6th Rwanda Demographic Health Survey.

Permanent Secretary of ministry of Health, Mr. Jean Pierre NYEMAZI highlighted the importance of DHS as one of the crucial and big surveys that give data for health planning and SDGs.


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