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Expert Group Meeting on the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics

10-12 November 2009, UN Headquarters, New York
 
  Opening Statement by Paul Cheung, Director of UNSD
  Background and Objective
  Organization of Work
  Information Note for Participants
  List of Participants
  Final Report
   
  MAIN DISCUSSION DOCUMENTS
  United Nations Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (1984)
  Concepts and Methods of Environment Statistics – Human Settlements Statistics (1988)
  Concepts and Methods of Environment Statistics – Statistics of the Natural Environment (1991)
  A Framework for Developing Environmental Statistics, Statistics Canada (2009)
   
  PAPERS
  Session 1: The need for a framework for environment statistics
  Gearing a National Statistical System Towards the Measurement of the Impact of Climate: The case of the Philippines
   
  Session 2: National and international experience with different frameworks for environment statistics and indicators
  Experiences in the use of the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES) in Botswana
  The Environment Statistics Programme in Cote d'Ivoire and in the ECOWAS Region
  Overview of Malaysia's experience in the Development of Environment Statistics
  Environment Statistics and Use of Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES) in Mauritius
  Reference Frameworks and Environmental Statistics in Mexico
   
  PRESENTATIONS
  Session 1: The need for a framework for environment statistics
  Expert Group Meeting on the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (Canada)
  Environmental Statistics, Monitoring and Assessment (EEA)
  Environmental Statistics - Frameworks, classification, and statistics (Norway)
  Application of the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics: The Issue of Climate Change (Philippines)
   
  Session 2: National and international experience with different frameworks for environment statistics and indicators
  Lessons Learned from the Country Implementations of the UN FDES (UNSD)
  Lessons Learned - Environmental Sustainable Index and Environmental Performance Index(CIESIN)
  The Environment Statistics Programme in Cote d'Ivoire and the Economic Community of West African States
  The State of the Nation's Ecosystems Project and Conceptual Model Development (The Heinz Center)
  Overview of Malaysia's experience in the Development of Environment Statistics
   
  Session 3: The Canadian approach towards a framework based on ecosystems
  Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (Canada)
   
  Session 4: A review of the UN Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES) and its accompanying technical reports
  The UN Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics and the Canadian Approach: A Comparison (UNSD)
  Summary of Feedback from Experts regarding the FDES (UNSD)
  Global Assessment of Environment Statistics (UNSD)
  Multilateral Environment Agreements (MEAs) and Related Initiatives (UNSD)