UIS conducted the workshop on the Revised UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics (FCS) which was organized by The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries as a first step towards the development of their own National Statistics Frameworks. About fifty representatives from the National Statistical Offices and Ministries of culture of the GCC countries attended this workshop.
The workshop objectives were to:
1. Introduce national statisticians to the 2009 UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics (FCS)
2. Gather information on the implementation of the framework in these countries and better understand the status of cultural
statistics in these countries