Advocacy and Resource Mobilization for the 2010 Round of Censuses

No. of pages: 222

Publication date: 2009

Author: UNFPA, United Nations Statistics Office

Publisher: UNFPA

In February 2005, a joint UNFPA/UNSD International Meeting on the 2010 Round of Censuses was held in New York. The outcome of that meeting is reflected in this report, Advocacy and Resource Mobilization for the 2010 Round of Censuses.

The meeting focused on: (a) a review of the problem areas experienced in the 2000 Round of Censuses, including the serious under-utilization and poor dissemination of census results at the national and sub-national level; (b) a description of the 2010 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses; (c) a discussion of proposed strategies for the successful implementation of the 2010 Round of Censuses; and (d) the development of an advocacy and resource mobilization plan for the 2010 Round of Censuses, which identifies the resources needed to ensure a successful implementation and emphasizes the value of censuses in measuring progress towards the MDGs.