Afghanistan has been selected as member of regional steering group on population and social statistics in Asia and the Pacific.

Afghanistan being a member country of ESCAP has been selected as member of regional steering group on population and social statistics in Asia and the Pacific. The nomination of afghan representative has been accepted by the bureau of the committee on statistics.

The steering group will oversee the implementation of regional strategy to achieve its vision. More specifically, the steering group shall:

  1. Provide strategic and technical guidance on the implementation of the regional strategy, including through advocacy, resource mobilization facilitating regional and sub-regional cooperation, and developing and disseminating relevant methodological guideline;
  2. In consultation with the secretariat, identify short- term and long term priorities and establish milestones for the implementation plan, monitor progress and propose any adjustments to the implementation plan as the needs arise;
  3. Provide strategic and technical guidance to the secretariat on the day-to day management of the implementation activities.