UN Regional Seminar on Promotion and Utilization of Census Results and on Revision of the Principles and Recommendations for PHCs Building Partnerships for.

Report
UN Regional Seminar on Promotion and Utilization of
Census Results and on Revision of the Principles and
Recommendations for PHCs
Building Partnerships for Enhanced
Analysis and Utilization of Census Data
Pretoria
25 March 2014
Outline
1
Background
2
Strategy for Data Analysis and
Dissemination – an overview
3
Key Elements of the Strategy
1
Background
1
27 years of civil war and short-term/emergencydriven planning
2
Low culture of evidence-based policy making
3
Limited capacity to analyze and interpret data
4
Upcoming PHC 2014 (May), the first in 44 years –
Major Opportunity to:
 Respond to growing demand for statistics for
decision-making
 Strengthen the national (INE and Academia)
capacity to analyze and interpret data
2
Strategy for Data Analysis and Dissemination –
An overview
 Based on Three main pillars:
 Timely publication of results
 Preliminary results – 3 months after data collection
 Final results – up to 18 months after data collection
 Strengthening of Institutional and Technical
Capacity
 Enhancing the use of the PHC data for evidencebased policy making at all levels (National,
Provincial, municipality)
2
Strategy for Data Analysis and Dissemination –
An overview
 Identification of key stakeholders/users led to plans
for drafting 8 thematic reports and other products
 Partnerships at the core of the strategy:
 Stakeholders groups – for regular consultations, fostering
producer-user communication and building users’ ownership
of the reports
 MoU with key universities – for ensuring university
researchers to participate, including access to the microdata
for academic research at a later stage
 Sister and UN Agencies – for direct technical support or for
help in identifying international experts
3 Key Elements of the Strategy
Main themes Identified
 Demography - Migration, civil
registration, Mortality, …
 Women characteristics –
Fertility, maternal mortality, …
 Education - Highest level
attended, access to primary
and secondary education, …
 Housing, household
characteristics and
environment - Water and
sanitation, waste disposal, …
 Children characteristics Orphanhood, civil registration,
child labor,…
 Youth characteristics –
Employment, access to ICT, …
 Economic activity
characteristics
 Gender characteristics
3 Key Elements of the Strategy
Enhanced Stakeholders’ Participation
 A Stakeholders Committee established for consultation
throughout the drafting process
 At least 3 consultations workshops will be organized for:
 Feedback gathering on plans of analysis;
 First draft of the reports;
 Official Launching of the thematic reports
3 Key Elements of the Strategy
Technical Teams
 A professional firm will be hired for technical support and
coordination
 Teams for each theme will be structure into 3 levels to ensure
capacity building and nationally contextualized content:
 Thematic Expert (provided by the consultant firm)
 Data Analyst (provided by the consultant firm)
 National Analysts (INE staff or experts hired locally)
Thank you
(Obrigado)

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