Assumes responsibilities of the
Permanent Technical Committee for Statistic and its subcommittees:
Subcommittee on Population and
Subcommittee on Economic Statistics
Subcommittee on National Accounts
Subcommittee on Arab Statistical
Statistical Coordination Committee
between the Secretariat General and specialized Arab Organizations.
In addition to the working groups
and other subcommittees formed upon recommendations of the Permanent Technical
Committee for Statistic and approval of the Economic and Social Council.
Implementing the statistical
commitments pursuant to Arab Summit resolutions, Arab Ministerial Councils and
various committees formed thereof.
Issuing statistical bulletins,
building on the national sources, that reflect the Arab economic and social
reality and objectives of the joint Arab action.
Establishing database and statistics
on various economic and social sectors in the Arab States and follow up on
their update, maintenance and management.
Providing the necessary data and
statistics required for the studies, research and working papers by which the
Secretariat General participates in the Arab, regional and international
conferences and forums.
Standardizing the statistical
terminology, definitions and concepts used in the Arab States.
Organizing training courses,
workshops and statistical seminars to promote the technical capabilities of the
statistical Arab cadres and to facilitate the exchange of experiences.
Acting on the implementation of the
scholarships provided to the Arab cadres working at Arab statistical agencies
by the League of Arab States.
Raising the national capabilities of
Arab statistical agencies.
Taking part in the preparation of
the statistical appendix of the unified Arab economic report.
Conducting research and analytical
statistic studies that serve joint Arab action and preparing future prospects
on Arab economic and social phenomena if necessary.
Issuing the Arab statistical
expertise manual through conducting an updated comprehensive survey to take
advantage of such expertise when establishing statistical projects in the Arab
Issuing the annual statistical
activity manual of the statistical agencies.
Working to fulfill the statistical
needs of various users concerned with the Arab affairs.
Seeking to achieve statistical
coordination among joint Arab action institutions and specialized Arab
organizations through the Statistical Coordination Committee, so as to avoid
duplication, redundancy and discrepancies of data, and to reduce burdens on
Arab statistical agencies and other national sources of data.
Preparing the annual budget of the
Submitting progress and follow-up
reports to the Arab Summit , the Economic and Social Council and the Arab
Participating in the Economic and
Performing any other assignments
entrusted to the Department.