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Caribbean statisticians urged to protect integrity of data

Guyana’s Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh (centre) with delegates at the 39th meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians.

The Programme Director- Statistics at the Caricom Headquarters has called on statisticians from across the Caribbean to ensure the independence and confidentiality of data.

Addressing the opening of the 39th meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians, Dr. Philomena Harrison stressed that statistics should not be tinkered with…

Dr. Harrison also called on government to provide adequate investments in statistics to fuel the data revolution.

The meeting is being held under the theme “A Data Revolution for Sustainable Development in Caricom:- Designing and Operationalizing a Framework for Statistics.”

Caricom’s Assistant Secretary General for Foreign and Community Relations, Ambassador Colin Granderson urged delegates to use modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) to collect and process data to inform decision-making…

Caricom’s Assistant Secretary General for Foreign and Community Relations, Ambassador Colin Granderson.