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Sensor Data Challenge 2021: experimenting with smart sensors | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Smart sensor technology As sensors become ever lighter and more affordable, they are increasingly being used in the production of statistics. Smart...

Lower mortality in week 23 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). From mid-September (week 39) up to and including mid-February (week 6), weekly mortality was higher than expected. There was excess mortality...

Russian authorities open court case against journalist Yury Dud for distributing ‘drug propaganda’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, June 17, 2021 – Russian authorities should drop all court proceedings against journalist Yury Dud and ensure that he...

Unemployment down to 3.3 percent in May | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In May, 4.1 million people aged 15 to 74 years did not have paid work for a variety of reasons. In...

German law increases government surveillance and hacking powers, removes protection for journalists

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Berlin, June 15, 2021—The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern after Germany’s Bundestag, or lower house of parliament, removed legal provisions...

Kazakh newspaper Aq Zhayiq and editor Azamat Maitanov receive death threats

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Stockholm, June 16, 2021 – Kazakh authorities should swiftly and thoroughly investigate all threats made to employees of the independent newspaper...

CBS in the starting blocks for the 2021 Census | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Many changes in 10 years In many countries, a census is a huge operation, with hundreds of thousands of interviewers who go...

Greenhouse gas emissions higher in Q1 2021 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Download CSVShow datatableGHG emissions by source sector, Q1 GHG emissions by source sector, Q1 Manufacturing 2021 13 1.7 Manufacturing 2020 13.4 1.7 Buildings and construction 2021 10 0.2 Buildings and construction 2020 8.8 0.2 Electricity 2021 8.9 0 Electricity 2020 8.5 0 Agriculture 2021 2.8 4.7 Agriculture 2020 2.6 4.7 Transport 2021 7.1 0.2 Transport 2020 8 0.2 Total IPCC 2021 41.8 6.8 Total IPCC 2020 41.2 6.8 Colder than in...

Making decent work a reality for domestic workers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Occupational safety and health Despite common perceptions, private households are workplaces, and as such, they have associated occupational safety and...

Artists need social protection benefits adapted to their occupations

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the authorities introduced support measures fairly quickly. As a self-employed worker, I’ve been...

Police detain 2 journalists who covered art performance in Moscow’s Red Square

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Vilnius, Lithuania, June 15, 2021 — Russian authorities should stop detaining and harassing journalists for their work, and should drop any investigation...

Highlights from REFRAME’S work on promoting fair recruitment in Sri Lanka

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Highlights from REFRAME’S work on promoting fair recruitment in Sri Lanka Source of original article: News from the International...

European soccer association UEFA denies accreditations to at least 6 journalists, citing failed background...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, June 15, 2021 – The Union of European Football Associations should ensure that all journalists can report from its...

Slovak Supreme Court cancels acquittal of primary suspects in journalist Ján Kuciak’s murder

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, June 15, 2021 – In response to the Slovak Supreme Court’s ruling today to cancel the acquittals of two...

Making decent work a reality for domestic workers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vital role that domestic workers...

Exports up by 25.7 percent in April | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The CBS Exports Radar indicates that circumstances for exports are more favourable in June than they were in April. Download CSVShow datatableExports of...

How statistics can help build a better world | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Statistics at work The ISI was founded more than 135 years ago in the belief that statistical agencies in different countries should coordinate...

REFRAME project constituents discuss how the project has promoted fair recruitment in Sri Lanka.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). REFRAME project constituents discuss how the project has promoted fair recruitment in Sri Lanka. Source of original article: News...

REFRAME project constituents discuss capacity building of trade unions on fair recruitment practices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). REFRAME project constituents discuss capacity building of trade unions on fair recruitment practices Source of original article: News from...

Turkish journalist Sinan Aygül sentenced to jail over sexual assault reporting

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Istanbul, June 14, 2021 – Turkish authorities should not imprison journalist Sinan Aygül, and the country’s Constitutional Court should accept his...

Uzbek reporting team assaulted while reporting at Andijan mayor’s office

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Stockholm, June 14, 2021 – Uzbek authorities should conduct an impartial and thorough investigation into the recent attack on three employees...

REFRAME project constituents discuss the HAMSA complaints mechanism tool

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). REFRAME project constituents discuss the HAMSA complaints mechanism tool Source of original article: News from the International Labour Organization...

Country Office Director Simrin Singh on the contributions of the the REFRAME project in...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Country Office Director Simrin Singh on the contributions of the the REFRAME project in Sri Lanka Source of original...

Excess mortality again in week 22 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). From mid-September (week 39) up to and including mid-February (week 6), weekly mortality was higher than expected. There was excess mortality...