This UIS Central Asia and Eastern Europe regions training workshop was the third in a series of planned UIS Culture training workshops that focused on the 2009 UNESCO FCS. About 30 statisticians and cultural policy specialists attended this workshop.
The objectives for this workshop were to:
1. Introduce the country statisticians and cultural officers to the new 2009 UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics (FCS) and
2. Learn about the status of Cultural Statistics and policy in this region;
3. Inform participants on the cultural activities of UNESCO in this region;
4. Begin to develop a professional network in cultural statistics in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.