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Tuesday, 26 October 2010 - 13:55
Workshop on Quality Assurance in the National Statistical System
On October 22, 2010, the National Statistical Institute held a final workshop on Quality Assurance in the National Statistical System. The workshop was financed by NSI and Eurostat within the frame of the Grant Agreement No 80201.2009.006-2009.318.).
The NSI Deputy President, Gergana Mihaylova opened the forum, welcomed all participants and emphasized the importance the National Statistical System to provide timely and accurate statistical information, respecting all principles of the European Statistics Code of Practice.
Friday, 22 October 2010 - 16:40
For the first time we celebrate the World Statistics Day
On 20th October 2010, the World Statistics Day, in the library of the National Statistical Institute an exhibition entitled “NSI – part of the world statistics family” was opened. The exhibits are valuable and rare statistical publications, some of which are shown for the first time.
Tuesday, 19 October 2010 - 11:35
20.10.2010: World Statistics Day

European statistics: an information source for everyone

On 20 October, World Statistics Day1 is celebrated for the first time. This event highlights the importance of official statistics in our society. At EU level, efforts have been made over more than 50 years by the National Statistical Offices of the Member States, together with Eurostat, to produce reliable and comparable data. Nowadays European statistics are used in many different ways by a growing number of people.
Monday, 11 October 2010 - 13:15
NSI opens new subsections "Monthly working day adjusted data" and "Monthly seasonally adjusted data" under "Short-term business statistics"
From today, 11.10.2010, on the internet website, NSI opens new subsections "Monthly working day adjusted data" and "Monthly seasonally adjusted data" under "Short-term business statistics". For the first time the working day and seasonally adjusted monthly data are published for industrial production, production in construction and turnover in retail trade for the period 2000 - 2010.
Tuesday, 5 October 2010 - 15:40
The NSI will participate in the annual meeting of Eurostat with the EU candidate countries
The NSI President – Assoc. Prof. Mariana Kotzeva will take part in the annual meeting of Eurostat with the EU candidate countries, which will be held on 6 – 7 October 2010 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
During the sessions the following issues will be discussed:
• preparation of census 2011.
• Eurostat strategy on training statisticians from the Western Balkan countries.
• international cooperation, mainly participation in international meetings.
Monday, 4 October 2010 - 16:25
The most important forum in European Statistics for this year ended successfully
The NSI gathered in Sofia the Directors General of the National Statistical Institutes of the EU Member States
The 96th Conference of the Directors General of the National Statistical Institutes of the EU Member States (DGINS) has ended. During the three-day forum, issues about the priorities for the next five-year Community Statistical Programme were discussed and the trends for the European Statistical System up to 2020 were set up.
Thursday, 30 September 2010 - 12:20
The provisional working meetings of the 96th Conference of the Directors General of the National Statistical Institutes of the EU Member States (DGINS) have started
The NSI President – Assoc. Prof. Mariana Kotzeva welcomed the participants. Mr. Walter Radermacher – Director-General of Eurostat wished success and constructive work at the forum and thanked for the good conditions provided for carrying out the event.
The provisional work of the Conference started with a meeting of the Sponsorship Group on “Measuring Progress, Well-being and Sustainable Development”.
Thursday, 30 September 2010 - 12:13
The NSI welcomes the Heads of the EU Statistical Offices
Bulgaria will host the 96th Conference of the Directors General of the National Statistical Institutes of the EU Member States (DGINS) and the 6th European Statistical System Committee (ESSC) meeting from 29th September to 1st October 2010. The main theme of the Conference this year is “Measuring Progress, Well-being and Sustainable Development”. The meeting will be held in Boyana Residence.
Monday, 13 September 2010 - 18:30
Sponsorship on Communication, Madrid, 13 September 2010
The President of NSI – Assoc. Prof. Mariana Kotzeva will take part in the Eurostat Sponsorship on Communication Meeting, to be held on 13th September 2010 in Madrid.
The Sponsorship Group consists of the heads of the statistical offices of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Spain, France, Great Britain, Germany, Lithuania, Sweden, Romania and Switzerland.
Friday, 30 July 2010 - 15:59
Website of Census 2011
The National Statistical Institute has developed a specialized website for the Census of the Population and Housing in Bulgaria in 2011.
At /census2011/ information can be found about the legislation and the census methodology, the history of censuses in Bulgaria from 1880 till today, as well as links to the EUROSTAT website on data from censuses in other EU Member States.

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