PSA 7 Enjoins All Stakeholders to Participate and Support the Celebration of the 33rd NSM and the Conduct of the 15th NCS

Reference Number: 

2022-PR07-016

Release Date: 

3 October 2022

The Philippine Statistics Authority - Region VII is enjoining all stakeholders to actively participate and support the celebration of the 33rd National Statistics Month (NSM) and the Conduct of the 15th National Convention on Statistics (NCS) this October 2022. 

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 647, "Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month”, the NSM is annually observed nationwide. The NSM aims to: 1) promote, enhance, and instill awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of statistics to the different sectors of the society; and 2) elicit the cooperation and support of the general-public in upgrading the quality and standards of statistics in the country. 

Meanwhile, pursuant to PSA Board Resolution No. 01, Series of 2017-073, “Approving the Conduct of the National Convention on Statistics Every Three Years,” the NCS is conducted to: 1) provide a forum for exchanging ideas and experiences in the field of statistics and for discussing recent statistical developments and prevailing issues and problems of the Philippine Statistical System; and 2) elicit the cooperation and support of statisticians and professionals in related fields from the government, academe and private sector towards a more responsive statistical system. 

In October 2022, the 33rd NSM and 15th NCS will carry the theme “Boosting the Country’s Recovery with Informed Decisions, Better Policies” which signifies the importance of informed decisions and better policies for the country’s socioeconomic recovery from the impact of the pandemic. 

With this, PSA Region VII is encouraging the Local Government Units (LGUs), National Government Agencies (NGAs) and the public to participate in the celebration of the 33rd NSM. Several lined-up activities in the region for the monthlong celebration includes conduct of statistical quiz bee, statistical trivia quiz, podcast, essay writing contest, TikTok dance challenge, infographics making contest, statistical training, information dissemination, statistical capacity building, statistical exhibits, among others.  

For more details and announcements, kindly visit the Regional National Statistics Month webpage at http://rsso07.psa.gov.ph/nsm or our Facebook NSM page at https://www.facebook.com/NSMCentralVisayas.  

 

(SGD.) ARIEL E. FLORENDO
Regional Director

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