In January 2017, NCG was awarded a framework agreement with the National Statistical office in Sweden – Statistics Sweden (SCB). In its international development cooperation, SCB focuses on strengthening the international and national statistical systems and improve access to comparative high-quality statistics. SCB provides its expertise to national statistical offices in low and middle income countries and is currently working in 10 countries as well as one regional program in the Balkans and one International Training Programme on Gender Statistics with participants from 10 countries.
NCG’s contract covers three thematic areas. They include support to SCB’s international development cooperation at global level in:
- Methods support (RBM, Theory of Change)
- Gender mainstreaming
- Monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
NCG Sweden provides five experts for the contract.