The Impact of Covid-19 on Governance Statistics in the Arab Countries
64th ISI World Statistics Congress - Ottawa, Canada
Format: CPS Abstract
Keywords: covid-19, governance, sdgs
Session: CPS 46 - Impact of covid II
Tuesday 18 July 4 p.m. - 5:25 a.m. (Canada/Eastern)
The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency that severely threatens progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, It is the responsibility of governments to take measures to prevent its spread. This paper aims to shed lights on the role of national statistical offices in crisis management, meeting the needs of policy makers, assisting decision makers in identifying the economic and social conditions during the pandemic, and studying the extent of the success of Arab governments in dealing with this pandemic and their ability to limit economic and social damage.
The study uses descriptive analytical and quantitative statistical methods, based on the world bank Blogs, United Nation Development Programme reports, Arab Development Portal, In addition to worldwide Governance indicators, The study showed that the most countries in the Arab region are characterized by high levels of nepotism, and corruption compared to global averages.