International Statistical Institue(ISI), an association that links national statistical societies, with special focus on the societies in developing regions of the world. A majority of the world's central bureaus of statistics are represented within the ISI network. The international statistical community is supported by the seven ISI Associations, each of them specialise in a particular area of statistics, and thecommittees, which are active interest groups.

The ISI is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation and has consultative status by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 1949. Officially, the ISI was established in 1885, though the initial international gatherings of statisticians started earlier - back in 1853. ISI  one of the oldest scientific associations still active throughout the world today.

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