Strategic Priority Four: Data and Development Management
The United Nations Strategic Framework aims at achieving three key outcome areas under data and development management:
- Increased availability, access to and use of reliable disaggregated humanitarian and development data for programming and decision-making.
- Enhanced DPRK capacity to apply international technical norms and standards.
- Enhanced compliance of DPRK with international treaties, conventions and other mechanisms and strengthened evidence-based reporting.
Through targeted support, the United Nations assists the Government to:
- Conduct and disseminate 2018 Census
- Analyse and use spatial, social and gender disaggregated data for planning, programming and monitoring
- Enhance faculty of the Population Center at Kim Il Sung University to teach demography
- Undertake policy, programmatic and research studies and surveys on population and development to generate evidence for policy advocacy
- The Socio-Economic, Demographic, and Health Survey (SDHS) 2014 provides information on the progress of selective MDGs;
- UNICEF has supported the establishment of the Child Data Unit inside the Central Bureau for Statistics;
- Resident agencies, as well as non-resident specialised agencies support DPRK participating in international conferences, seminars and workshop on the one hand, as well as technical training and consultations in-country;