|Title||Korea-Saudi Arabia Conference on Statistics Cooperation|
- Transferring media strategies and campaigns for Korea's advanced census -
□ Statistics Korea (KOSTAT) held a bilateral video conference with the Saudi Statistics Office on April 20th at 17:00 p.m. (Tue).
□ The video conference was held at the request of Statistics Korea to transfer media strategies and campaigns that were successfully used to complete the '2020 Census of Population and Housing' conducted by Saudi Arabia, ahead of the 2021 Census of Population and Housing.
- The two sides also held a video conference in July of last year under the theme of 'Korea's Registration Census' to shift the Saudi Statistics Office's Census based on administrative data.
□ The Saudi Statistics Office praised the 2020 Census conducted by Statistics Korea during the COVID-19 pandemic, declaring that the media campaign, which addressed the respondents' emotions, was an innovative attempt to open a new horizon for the promotion of information.
□ This conference delivered strategies and experiences on public relations, as well as media strategies, in order to increase response rates in areas where the Internet is difficult to access, and to promote public relations among the various classes of people.
□ The Korea-Saudi National Statistical Office promised to establish a system of continuous cooperation through various dialogue channels.