The Census Stakeholders


The Census undertaking is the largest exercise undertaken by any Statistical Organizations. In order for the exercise to be successful , the Bureau is collaborating with many agencies in the planning and enumeration phases of the Census as outlined below:

1. An inter-institutional Steering Committee (NCSC) offer policy guidance to the Bureau as well as supporting the resource mobilisation

2. The process of questionnaire development was carried out after wide consultation with various stakeholders in the country. This was under the guidance of the Census Technical Committee (CTC).

3 In order to secure the Cooperation of the general public, UBOS will carry out a countrywide Public Awareness Campaign. This will be executed in collaboration with sister agencies of Government, the civil society Organisations as well as the media houses.

 

Roles of stakeholders include:

  • Convey and re-convey the census messages
  • Conduct/ Participate in census education
  • Identify and help address perceived census myths
  • Participate in Drama and Door-to-door campaign
  • Remind a neighbour/ worker to participate in the census
  • Conduits for census information and feedback
  • Mainstream census information in work plans, materials, operations, performances, speeches
  • Convey and re-convey the census messages
  • Conduct/ Participate in census education
  • Identify and help address perceived census myths
  • Participate in Drama and Door-to-door campaign
  • Remind a neighbour/ worker to participate in the census
  • Conduits for census information and feedback
  • Mainstream census information in work plans, materials, operations, performances, speeches.

The Census is a very important National activity that provides a basis for Government prioritisation as well as private sector planning information.  This calls for your cooperation, commitment  and support as Census Advocates.
We are counting on you to use all possible platforms accessible to you to advocate and mobilise the public to support and participate in the Census 2014 without POLITICISING the event.
Local Governments to own up the Census programme as their own and mainstream it in programmes and turn it into a household daily agenda item with effect from 28/2/2014.

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