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Our projects

Statistics Denmark implements projects in other countries with the purpose to build up these countries’ capacity to produce reliable, comparable, timely and available statistics. Below is a list of some of those countries we currently support as well as some of those countries we supported in the past.


Israel

2016 - 2018

Statistics Denmark and the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics are implementing a two year Twinning project financed by the European Union. The project is implemented in cooperation with additional expertise from the Netherlands, Poland and the UK over the period March 2016 to February 2018.

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Armenia

August 2015 - August 2017

Statistics Denmark is implementing an EU-financed Twinning project with the National Statistics Service of the Republic of Armenia. The project focuses on statistics on demographic, poverty, labour, innovation and water accounts as well as dissemination of statistics. The project is implemented in cooperation with the national statistics institutions of Finland, Italy and Lithuania.

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Mozambique

2002 - 2015

Statistics Denmark has together with Statistics Norway and Statistics Sweden in a consortium called Scanstat provided assistance to the national statistics institution in Mozambique, INE during three five-years planning periods (2003-2007, 2008-2012, 2013-2017). Scanstat has assigned two long term advisers until the end of 2015. The project covers a range of different statistical subjects as well as management support. The financial support is pooled in a basket where a range of donors are involved.

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Concluded projects


Bosnia-Herzegovina

September 2014 – December 2016

Statistics Denmark is implementing an EU-financed Twinning project with the three statistics institutions and the Central Bank of Bosnia-Herzegovina. The project focuses on national accounts, financial accounts, statistical business register, structural business statistics, social protection statistics as well as producer prices in construction and services. The project is implemented in cooperation with the national statistics institutions of Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Lithuania and Latvia.

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Kosovo

December 2013 - March 2016

Statistics Denmark has implemented an EU-financed Twinning project with Kosovo Agency of Statistics. The project were implemented with support from our member state partners: Statistics Lithuania, Statistics Finland and Ni-Co Northern Ireland.

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Ukraine

November 2013 - December 2015

Statistics Denmark has implemented an EU-financed Twinning project with the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. INSEE France (Junior Partner), Statistics Lithuania, Central Statistical Office of Latvia, Central Statistical Office of Poland, Statistics Finland, Statistics Sweden, Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic, INE of Spain and ISTAT Italy were also providing expertise to the project.

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Jordan

November 2013 - April 2015

Statistics Denmark has been implementing an EU-financed Twinning project with the Department of Statistics of Jordan. The project was implemented together with Istat of Italy, the Central Statistics Bureau of Latvia and Northern Ireland Cooperation Overseas and covered topics such as national accounts, statistics methodology, quality of statistics and online dissemination.

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Israel

May 2013 - October 2014

Statistics Denmark has implemented a EU-financed Twinning project in the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics. The project covered topics such as national accounts, education statistics, data collection and management of interviews, dissemination of statistics, coordination of the national statistics system and strategic planning. Statistics Netherlands also provided expertise to the project.

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Bosnia-Herzegovina

September 2011 -  December 2013

Statistics Denmark was, in partnership with Destatis, Statistics Finland, Istat and Statistics Lithuania, leading the EU-Twinning project on "Support to the State and Entity Statistical Institutions, phase V" in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The beneficiaries were the Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina, including Branch Office in Brcko District; the Institute for Statistics of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina; and the Institute for Statistics of Republika Srpska. The project covered the following topics: Business register, structural business statitsics, construction statistics, retail trade statistics, tourism statistics, extended household budget survey, metadata and classifications, dissemination and institutional strengthening.

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Armenia

January 2011 - Februay 2013

A two-year EU Twinning project commenced at the end of January 2011 when the Danish Resident Twinning Adviser took office in the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (NSSRA). The project covered the following topics; quality management, national accounts, business statistics and business register, national accounts, agricultural census, harmonized consumer price index (HCPI) and ICT statistics. Statistics Denmark partnered with Destatis of Germany (junior partner), Statistics Finland, Statistics Lithuania, the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia and Statistics Sweden.

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Ukraine 2011-2013

November 2011 - July 2013

Continuing a Twinning Light project which Statistics Denmark implemented from December 2009 to June 2010 in the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, this 18-months Twinning project had a wide scope covering tourism statistics, national accounts, business register, salary statistics, investments statistics, price indices, response burden and human resources. The project was lead by Statistics Denmark in partnership with Statistics Finland, Statistics Sweden, INE of Spain, Statistics Lithuania, Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia and the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic.

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Egypt

August 2008 - November 2010

Statistics Denmark lead in partnership with Statistics Finland, Statistics Sweden, Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia and the Czech Statistical Office a 27 months EU Twinning project in Egypt at the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The project focused on the following topics: statistical policies and legislation, human resources and organisation, statistical awareness and dissemination, IT-functions, national accounts, foreign trade statistics, consumer and producer price indices, and statistical business register.

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Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar

January 2011 - May 2013

Statistics Denmark implemented a World Bank financed project with the aim to assess, revise and rebase the National Accounts Aggregates of Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar. The statistical production is divided between the National Bureau of Statistical (NBS) in Dar Es Salaam and the Office of the Chief Government Statistician (OCGS) in Zanzibar. A major objective was therefore to harmonize the GNP methodology used by these offices. An important aspect of the project was to build capacity in the two National Accounts Units by strengthening the organizational structure by linking internal and external data providers.


Croatia

2002 - September 2012

Statistics Denmark has been engaged in statistical capacity building in Croatia since 2002 covering topics such as labour market statistics, labour force survey, unemployment statistics, national and regional accounts, input/output tables, public finance, statistical registers, structural business statistics, intrastat, agriculture statistics, capital stock statistics and energy data management. Currently, a project is being implemented with the Croatian Bureau of Statistics on agri-monetary statistics.


Tajikistan

July 2007 - June 2011

Statistics Denmark was a partner to a World Bank financed project lead by the German Statistical Office, Destatis. The project aimed to strengthen the statistical capacity of Goskomstat; the national statistics institute of Tajikistan. Statistics Denmark provided support in agriculture statistics where one of the objectives was to introduce a sample surveys to substitute the regular agriculture censuses. Other topics included governments finance statistics and the implementation of a labour force survey.


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