64th ISI World Statistics Congress - Ottawa, Canada

64th ISI World Statistics Congress - Ottawa, Canada

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.‎