To the Delhi participants of Convergence 2010,
On behalf of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) we would like to convey our warmest
congratulations to the participants of the Convergence 2010 event on the occasion of World
At this first World Statistics Day, statisticians worldwide, working in all kinds of statistical
disciplines, contribute to the celebrations by organizing a wide variety of activities.
We congratulate the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Ramjas College of the
University of Delhi with organising this event. We wish the speakers and the participants an
informative and pleasant conference.
ISI contributes to the celebration with launching today the revised ISI Declaration on
The Declaration contains a coherent set of shared values and principles to be used by
statisticians working in diverse organization around the world.
ISI Director Ada van Krimpen will officially launch the revised Declaration at a special
session on World Statistics Day during the Conference of ISI Section IAOS (International
Association of Official Statistics) in Santiago de Chile.
We encourage the use of the new Declaration statisticians worldwide and recommend paying
attention to the new Declaration in your important work.
Please accept our appreciation for your work and wishing all of you a successful meeting and
happy World Statistics Day!
Jef Teugels Ada van Krimpen
International Statitical Institute International Statitical Institute
More information about the Declaration on Professional Ethics can be found on the ISI