12 April - 7 May 2021
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Population and social statistics are important tools for measuring the wide scope of social dimensions of the SDGs. To address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, and social injustices, UNSIAP provides eLearning courses in poverty, health, gender equality (2021) and crime statistics (2021) in collaboration with partners.
Health Statistics for Monitoring SDGs: This course provides general understanding of the basic concept, methods and framework required to compile and monitor the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development, in particular SDG goal 3 indicators. The course is comprised of four modules. The first module provides an introduction to health statistics. Module 2 discusses the supply and demand gap in health statistics while module 3 presents methodologies on calculating key health measures. Module 4 highlights the importance and challenges of ensuring comparability in health statistics at all levels. The modules are designed to provide essential concepts and tools which ultimately leads to building capacity for the compilation of health statistics and indicators.
Poverty Statistics for SDGs: This e-learning course introduces fundamental knowledge on poverty statistics. This course will help participants understand how to compile and monitor Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators related to poverty. The course comprises five modules. Module 1 is the definition and rationales for poverty statistics. Module 2 shows the framework of indicators related to poverty. Module 3 depicts more specific methodology how to measure poverty. Module 4 shows specific targets and indicators related to poverty. Module 5 exemplifies best practices which have much to do with tackling poverty on the globe.