Over 700 statisticians, researchers and policy makers gathered at the first ever International Forum on Migration Statistics held in Paris, France. Among them Oliver Chinganya, director of the Economic Commission for Africa's African Centre for Statistics (ACS), who said the "forum was crucial as it offered space for experts to exchange views on how to improve and innovate existing data collection to better understand global migration trends, drivers and impacts, and to support policy evaluation." Read more. More on the Economic Commisson for Africa in this BRIEFING.
Data Can Help Manage Human Mobility, says ECA's Chinganya
Economic Commission for Africa, 22 January 2018
The ECA's African Centre for Statistics (ACS) this week participated in the first ever International Forum on Migration Statistics that was held in Paris, France. Read more »
"Government should take up responsibilities to manage data and work together to develop partnerships" for migration statistics" - Oliver Chinganya, director of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)'s African Centre for Statistics (ACS) at the first ever International Forum on Migration Statistics forum held in Paris, France.
So far in 2016, the Italian coast guard has rescued more than 30,000 people from the Mediterranean Sea and the majority, 68%, were not African; rather they were migrants from ... Read more »
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