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The work of the 21st ordinary meeting of the CTIS has been opened

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Dec 15, 2021

GITEGA December 15th (ABP) – The members of the Technical Committee for Statistical Information (CTIS), met on Monday, December 13, 2021 in Gitega, in the work of the 21st ordinary meeting of the said committee which has the objective of analyzing and validating the statistical data for the year 2020, produced by the various ministries and bodies of the national statistics system (SSN).

The Director General of the Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies of Burundi (ISTEEBU) at the same time chairman of (CTIS), Mr. Nicolas Ndayishimiye, addressed his thanks to the various heads of statistical services who have already produced the 2020 statistical yearbooks.

He recalled Article 7 of Decree N ° 100/085 of July 25, 2018 which stipulates that “the services and bodies of the national statistical system have the obligation to make official statistics public in accordance with the national and international regulatory framework regulating the production and dissemination of data and micro-data”.

Mr. Ndayishimiye also recalled that the national framework for quality assurance of statistical data in Burundi stipulates that data produced annually must be made public no later than the end of the following year. He congratulated the services and bodies of public services which are making their efforts to comply with those provisions.

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These include 12 ministries which have already produced the 2020 statistical yearbooks which will be analyzed during that meeting.

Mr. Ndayishimiye invited all the services and organizations that have not yet produced the statistical yearbooks for 2020 to prepare them quickly so that the official statistics can be made public before this year 2021 comes to an end.

He underlined the relevance of statistical data in the planning of development actions.

He also indicated that the results expected at the end of that meeting are in particular the validation of several statistical yearbooks of the ministries and bodies.

Regarding the state of production and implementation of statistical information in Burundi, the director general of ISTEEBU indicated that there has been a positive development of the services of the statistical system of our country, pointing out that those data are used in decision-making at central and decentralized levels.