Metadata are data that define or describe other data. Metadata are essential for interpreting data and making meaningful comparisons over time and between countries. This is particularly so for reporting on Millennium Development Goal (MDG) indicators, which often have multiple data sources and typically attract a wide audience of users who may have limited background in interpreting statistics
Making Data Meaningful Part 3 - A guide to communicating with the media. Available in English (475 KB).
Principles and Guidelines on Confidentiality Aspects of Data Integration Undertaken for Statistical or Related Research Purposes
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Managing Statistical Confidentiality and Microdata Access - Principles and Guidelines of Good Practice
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