United Nations Statistical Commission

47th Session (2016)   Side Events


Side events

Morning

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday Seminar on Emerging Issues

Towards Better Information Systems for the 2030 Agenda

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

Lunch break

(No events scheduled)

Afternoon

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday Seminar on Emerging Issues

Towards Better Information Systems for the 2030 Agenda (continued)

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

8:30 - 11:30 am

Moving from Data Revolution to Data Solutions

Organizer: PARIS21/Open Data Watch/Data 2X

Venue: Ford Foundation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

UNCEEA Bureau meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

(No events scheduled)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

8:15 - 10:00 am

Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Food Security, Agricultural and Rural Statistics (IAEG-AG)

Organizer: FAO

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

9:00 - 11:00 am

International Comparison Program: Meeting of global and regional coordinating agencies

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel

(closed meeting)

9:00 - 10:00 am

Executive Board on the Modernisation of Official Statistics

Organizer: UNECE

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

10:00 - 11:45 am

Intersecretariat Working Group on Household Surveys

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Statistics for Results - Principles meeting

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel

(closed meeting)

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for post-2015 monitoring (HLG)

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

12:00 - 2:00 pm

MOU on Statistics

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Bureau of the ESCAP Committee on Statistics

Organizer: ESCAP

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Cluster meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

2:00 - 3:30 pm

IHSN:MG

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel

(closed meeting)

2:30 - 4:30 pm

Paris21 Executive Committee

Organizer: Paris21

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Meeting of the UN System

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Evening

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Latin America regional meeting of Paris21 partner countries

Organizer: Paris21

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

7:00 - 8:00 pm

MENA regional meeting of Paris21 partner countries

Organizer: Paris21

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Morning

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Statistical-Geospatial Integration Forum

Geospatial Information and Earth Observations: Supporting Official Statistics in Monitoring the SDGs

Organizer: UNSD/GEO

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

8:15 - 10:15 am

Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas

Organizer: ECLAC

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

(closed meeting)

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Information Meeting for Latin America and Caribbean countries on the IAEG and HLG processes

Organizer: ECLAC

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Practical applications of SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

9:00 - 11:45 am

27th session of CCSA

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

(closed meeting)

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Meeting of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics

Organizer: ECE

Venue: Irish Mission

(closed meeting)

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Orientation Session for new Commission Participants

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

12:00 - 12:45 pm

MEDSTAT meeting

Organizer: Eurostat

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

12:00 - 1:10 pm

OECD-ECLAC meeting on well-being in Latin America

Organizer: OECD/ECLAC

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Global Value Chain Measurement for Sustainable Development

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Modernization of National Statistical Organization (NSO) Business Processes using GIS

Organizer: UNSD/ESRI

Venue: Conf. Room 7 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Measuring and Reducing Poverty in All its Dimensions

Organizer: MPPN/OPHI

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

6th Meeting of Global CRVS Group

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

(closed meeting)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

The Paris21 Advanced Data Planning Tool

Organizer: Paris21

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

ERETES

Organizer: Eurostat/OECD

Venue: Conf. Room 9 (CB)

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

3:00 - 6:00 pm

High Level Forum on Official Statistics

Dialogue Towards The UN World Data Forum

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

Evening

6:15 - 7:15 pm

Asia regional meeting of Paris21 partner countries

Organizer: Paris21

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

7:15 - 8:15 pm

SIDS regional meeting of Paris21 partner countries

Organizer: Paris21

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

IAOS program committee meeting

Organizer: IAOS

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 7:15 pm

ISWGNA-MG meeting

Organizer: ISWGNA

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 7:00 pm

Commonwealth Statisticians Interim Group

Organizer: United Kingdom

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Capacity development initiatives for SDG Data

Organizer: UNICEF/UNSD

Venue: UNICEF Danny Kaye Visitor Centre

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Coordination mechanisms for capacity building in economic statistics and national accounts

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Empowering NSOs to Produce Environment Statistics for Monitoring Climate Change and the SDGs

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

7:30 - 9:30 am

Meeting of the Andean Committee of Statistics

Organizer: Andean Community

Venue: Permanent Mission of Ecuador to UN

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

IAOS EXCO

Organizer: IAOS

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

SDGs, fragile states and capacity development in statistics

Organizer: Sweden/South Africa/Somalia

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

8:30 - 10:00 am

ISI Committee on Agricultural Statistics (ISI-CAS)

Organizer: ISI

Venue: FAO Liaison Office - UN DC 1 Building

(closed meeting)

10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Opening Session

Opening Session of the 47th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Population and Housing Censuses in the 2020 census round: Lessons from the 2010 round, Managing censuses in 2020 round

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Measuring the contribution of Non-Profit institutions, the Social Economy, and Volunteering to the economy and well-being

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Modernisation, New Data and 'Sandbox': Building the Statistical Modernisation Community

Organizer: ECE

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Monitoring indicators for Sustainable Development Goal 7 on energy

Organizer: SE4All

Venue: Conf. Room C (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions: measuring SDG16

Organizer: Mexico/UNODC/Praia Group

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

FOC - ICP

Organizer: FOC

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

(closed meeting)

1:15 - 2:00 pm

ENP East

Organizer: Eurostat

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Reception for Commission Delegates by the Chair of the Statistical Commission and the Director of the UN Statistics Division

Organizer:

Venue: Ex-Press Bar

6:00 - 6:30 pm

UN Global Working Group on Big Data

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

(closed meeting)

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

SEEA and global and thematic SDG indicators

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Official Statistics and Partnerships on Sustainable Development Data: A Panel Discussion

Organizer: ISI

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Statistics of human development: Conversation with statisticians

Organizer: Human Development Report Office of UNDP

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Leaving no one behind: How human rights guidance can help solve the SDG disaggregation puzzle

Organizer: OHCHR

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

8:15 - 9:00 am

Enlargement countries meeting

Organizer: Eurostat

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Towards Regional Roadmaps for the Transformative Agenda in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and related initiatives

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

World Bank Tools and Methods for Household Surveys

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Conf. Room 7 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Launch of Health Data Collaborative: Strengthening capacity to monitor the health-related SDGs

Organizer: WHO

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Monitoring SDG16: How to measure conflict deaths

Organizer: Mission of Norway, Saferworld and PRIO

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

How does UNFPA monitor and report on SDG indicators?

Organizer: UNFPA

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

Organizer: Norway/UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

6:15 - 8:30 pm

OECD CSSP Bureau meeting

Organizer: OECD

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

6:15 pm

Disability statistics: a key to inclusion. New data collection tools and partnerships

Organizer: UNICEF, DFAT, DPOD, International Disability Alliance, OHCHR, SightSavers, and the Washington Group on Disability Statistics

Venue: UNICEF House (tooltip: 3 UN Plaza, E 44th St between 1st and 2nd Ave), Danny Kaye Visitors' Center

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Classifications related to Trade and Agriculture

Organizer: UNCTAD/UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Meeting with the Delegates of National Statistical Offices of OIC Member Countries

Organizer: SESRIC

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Disability Statistics and Measurement: National Experiences and Opportunities for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

9:00 - 9:45 am

Promotion of IAOS2016 Conference

Organizer: IAOS/SCAD

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

(closed meeting)

8:00 - 9:45 am

Monitoring inequalities for the SDGs with a focus on WASH: the critical role of NSOs

Organizer: WHO/UNICEF/Statistics South Africa

Venue: Landmark room, One UN Plaza (29th floor, West Tower)

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Methodological Developments for Gender Statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Briefing on independent system-wide evaluation of the UN System's contribution to strengthen national capacities for statistical analysis and data collection to support the achievement of the MDGs and other internationally-agreed development goals

Organizer: JIU/UN

Venue: Conf. Room 7 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Humanitarian Data, Challenges and Opportunities Ahead: The Humanitarian Data Exchange

Organizer: OCHA

Venue: Conf. Room 9 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Follow-up to the African Conference on a Transformative Agenda

Organizer: AfDB and UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

(closed meeting)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Perception and Experimental Data: Measuring Goal 16 and Leaving No One Behind

Organizer: Cabo Verde, UNDP, Transparency, Accountability & Participation Network, Open Society Foundations, Transparency International

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

ICP: Next steps

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: DC2-1684

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Partnership for Statistical Development in Asia-Pacific

Organizer: ESCAP

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 7:30 pm

Global coordination of statistical training

Organizer: UNSD/Eurostat

Venue: Conf. Room A (CB)

6:15 - 7:45 pm

Meeting on Reference Centers in Censuses with Electronic Data Collection in Africa

Organizer: Brazil

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Expert Group on Refugee Statistics: Follow up

Organizer: Statistics Norway and UNHCR

Venue: Conf. Room B (CB)

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

The Globalisation of Cultural Trade: A Shift in Cultural Consumption: International Flows of Cultural Goods and Services 2004-2013

Organizer: UNESCO Institute for Statistics

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

8:15 - 9:30 am

NSDS Expert Reference Group Meeting

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:45 pm

Monitoring Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals

Organizer: UNESCO

Venue: Conf. Room 8 (CB)

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