The IEF and OLADE joint Workshop for Heads of Statistical Offices took place at OLADE Headquarters in Quito, Ecuador, with the objective of reviewing and improving the JODI submissions of OLADE countries. The Workshop also served to promote better understanding of JODI data reporting practices among the OLADE member countries.
The 3-day workshop was attended by delegates from more than 20 Latin America countries. In addition to the technical training and experience-sharing activities, participants committed to several action items designed to further improve regional submissions of JODI data:
OLADE is to establish a comprehensive methodology to ensure compatibility between the OLADE monthly hydrocarbon data questionnaire and the JODI questionnaires. In addition to the unexpected and inspiring “commitment pledge” signed by numerous OLADE member country statisticians, other concrete outcomes of the IEF-OLADE Workshop logged to date include the following: