DATE: 20 Feb 2020
The First International Adisory Committe Visit
Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) reactivates the International Advisory Committee (IAC). The IAC comprises a galaxy of internationally renowned Statistical experts, namely: H.E Dr. Ola Awad, Dr. Peter Huckle, Mrs. Sibela von O'Blin, Dr. Emanuel Baldashi, and Dr. Pedro Samos Kulho. The IAC's first meetings convened on Sunday and Monday 16-17 February 2020. The sessions included briefings by SCAD sectors to discuss the challenges ahead, and explore areas of improvement for statistical work in Abu Dhabi Emirate. The IAC members visited Qasr Al Watan's, a rare architectural masterpiece combining the magnificent present with the dazzling past, to discover the legacy of knowledge and tradition that have shaped the journey of the nation, boosting cultural understanding of the United Arab Emirates. The IAC concluded its work by providing recommendations to SCAD senior management to develop statistical work in Abu Dhabi Emirate.