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=E2=80=A2 The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Statistics Department c= ollects, analyzes, publishes, standardizes and improves tourism statistics,= and promotes the integration of these statistics within the sphere of the = United Nations system.
Objective of the Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account Progra= mme
=E2=80=A2 To foster the comparability of tourism statistics and the macr= oeconomic analysis of tourism activities by means of internationally agreed= standards, and to design the required guidance, initiatives and tools (e.g= . TSA) for their implementation.
Programme of work 2013
=E2=80=A2 Reinforcement and promotion of international comparabilit= y of basic tourism statistical data and TSA data according to the IRTS 2008= and TSA: RMF 2008.
=E2=80=A2 Dissemination of basic tourism statistical data and TSA data a= mong key users; fostering the macroeconomic analysis of tourism.
=E2=80=A2 Cooperation on statistics in the UN System.
=E2=80=A2 Capacity Building for Member States to develop their national = System of Tourism Statistics (tourism statistics and TSA).
=E2=80=A2 Training the Traine= rs Workshop: Tourism Statistics and TSA: = Technical Fundamentals and Practical Implementation (World Tourism Organisa= tion)
Location: UNWTO headquar=
ters in Madrid, Spain
Description: training on UN-recommended methodol= ogy for tourism statistics and TSA for selected UNWTO consulting experts
Dates: 21-22 January
=E2=80=A2 UNWTO Committee on Statistics and Tourism Satellite Ac= count (World Tourism Organisation)
Location: UNWTO headquarters in Madrid, Spain
= From: date to be confirmed
=E2=80=A2 Statistics Capacity-building Programme for the CIS cou= ntries and Georgia (World Tourism Organisation)
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan
Description 3rd workshop plus= Regional Seminar
Dates: June/July to be confirmed
=E2=80=A2 Statistics Capacity= -building Programme for French-speaking African countries (World Tourism Or= ganisation)
Location: Africa, host country to be =
Description: 1st workshop
Dates: to be determined