On May 24-25 this year, an international conference “Effective Governance for Economic Development” is being held in Tashkent.
The purpose of this international conference is to ensure sustainable and inclusive economic growth in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic.
Begalov Bakhodir Abdusalomovich, Chairman of the State Committee on Statistics, spoke at the session “Collecting evidence for policy development”.
The chairman of the committee spoke in detail about the effectiveness of the work carried out in Uzbekistan to improve the national statistical system. He also noted the achievements and prospects in the field of obtaining data and evidence in Central Asia, as well as support for the “Effective Governance for Economic Development program” to ensure that reliable, impartial and transparent statistical information is provided to the government and the public for making to make informed and strategic decisions in this direction.
Also at this session, the Head of the National Statistical Bureau of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zh. Shaimardanov, First Deputy Chairman of the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic A. Orozbaeva and First Deputy Director of the Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Tajikistan Sh. Shokirzoda spoke at this session.
The international conference “Effective Governance for Economic Development (EGED)” brings together experts from across the region to develop evidence-based policies and reforms.
Conference participants shared their experience in the production, analysis and use of data for public policy, the process of implementing evidence-based policy, and strengthening the role of civil society.
Remind that, on May 23, 2022, at the State Committee on Statistics, within the framework of this international conference, a meeting was held between the Chairman of the State Committee on Statistics Begalov Bakhodir Abdusalomovich and the Head of the Bureau of National Statistics of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhandos Shaimardanov.
During the meeting, an exchange of views took place on issues of bilateral cooperation, the effective use of statistical data in order to ensure the quality of governance and closely related policies in achieving the goals of Effective Governance for Economic Development.