Nominations for the 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) Awards Now Open

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in behalf of the Steering Committee of the 26th National Statistics Month (NSM) and 2nd World Statistics Day (WSD), is now accepting entries and nominations for the various categories of the 25th NSM Awards with the theme, “NSM at 25 and Beyond: Solid and Responsive Philippine Statistical System in Support of Globalization and Regional Economic Integration”. All agencies of the government, local government units, academic institutions, state universities and colleges, government-owned and controlled corporations, youth organizations and the private sector at the national and subnational levels are encouraged to submit entries to the NSM Secretariat on or before 1 July 2015.
The NSM Awards was instituted since 2002 to give recognition to the outstanding participation of organizations to the NSM celebration. It is also a means of providing incentives to participating individuals and collective agencies in the observance of the NSM. With the NSM Awards, it is expected that the public will be better engaged in the NSM celebration and statistical activities will pursue the objectives and spirit of the NSM celebration.
The following are the categories of the awards for activities conducted during the 25th NSM in October 2014. Further details of the following awards, nomination forms and documentation requirements are available at
1. Best Statistical Activity conducted by aGOVERNMENT  ORGANIZATION
    a. Best Statistical Forum
    b. Best Statistical Information Dissemination Activity
    c. Best Statistical Contest
2. Best Statistical Activity conducted by a PRIVATE (PROFIT/NON-PROFIT) ORGANIZATION
3. Best Region
4. Best Youth Advocate for Statistics
Deadline for the submission of entries is on 1 July 2015.
Further, the PSA Board Chair issued the PSA Memo Circular No. 01-15, enjoining the Philippine Statistical System’s celebration of the 26th NSM in October 2015 and 2nd World Statistics Day (WSD) on 20 October 2015. The Memo Circular requests the PSA’s partner agencies to submit their list of activities for the commemoration of this year’s NSM and WSD, and aims to solicit financial contribution for the various interagency statistical activities for the month-long NSM celebration. 
Parties who wish to submit entries for the 25th NSM Awards and those who would like to extend their financial contribution to the NSM Fund are requested coordinate with the NSM Secretariat, which can be reached at:
26th National Statistics Month Secretariat
c/o Statistical Policies and Programs Division
Philippine Statistics Authority
3rd Floor, CVEA Building,
East Avenue, Diliman,
Quezon City, 1101
Telephone No.: (02) 895-2436, (02) 462-6600 local 822/824