6 June 2014


COMMITTEE FOR THE COORDINATION OF STATISTICAL ACTIVITIES

SPECIAL SESSION ON MEASURES FOR ENHANCING THE QUALITY
OF INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS:
SERVING POLICY MAKING WITH INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS

Thursday, 5 June 2014 [8:30 – 10:00]

Schönbrunn Palace Conference Centre, Apothekertrakt

Vienna, Austria

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Programme

Use of Non-Official Sources in International Statistics

8:30 – 8:40

Welcome address

Welcome remarks by Mr. Werner Bier, CCSA Co-chair


8:40 – 9:55

Ms. Angela Me, Chief, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

"The use of official and non-official statistics: an issue of quality or process

Paper (Abstract) and Presentation

8:55 – 9:10

Mr. Shyam Upadhyaya, Chief Statistician, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Use of non-official sources for transforming national data into an international statistical product - UNIDO's experience

Paper and Presentation

9:10 – 9:25

Mr. Pietro Gennari, Chief Statistician and Director, Statistics Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Use of Non-Official Sources for International Food Security and Agricultural Statistics

Paper and Presentation

9:25 – 9:40

Mr. Werner Bier, Deputy Director-General and Mr. Per Nymand-Andersen, Adviser, Directorate General Statistics, ECB

"The use of non-official sources in official international economic and financial statistics

Paper
and Presentation



9:40 – 9:55

Mr. Pieter Everaers, Director, Cooperation in the European Statistical System, International Cooperation, Eurostat

"Quality assurance in the global statistical system - the role of CCSA”

Paper
and Presentation

9:55 – 10.00

Closing remarks by Mr. Pietro Gennari, CCSA Co-chair