Global Working Group on Big Data for Official Statistics
Annual Meeting

  • Virtual
  • 11 November 2020, 07:00 EST

Meeting Video


Wednesday, 11 November 2020

(1) Welcome
Mr. Risenga Maluleke, South Africa, Chair
(2) Organizational structure of the UN Global Working Group (GWG) on Big Data for Official Statistics Item for information
Mr. Ronald Jansen, UNSD
(3) UN Global Platform Item for discussion
  • Overview - Mr. Tom Smith, UK
  • Technical Delivery Board - Mr. Rob McLellan, Canada
  • Review of UNGP - Ms. Claire Melamed, GPSDD
  • Financial Model - Mr. Ronald Jansen, UNSD
(4) Regional Hubs in support of the UN Global Platform Item for information
  • Introduction – Mr. Tom Smith, UK
  • China – Mr. Xian Zude
  • Rwanda – Mr. Yusuf Murangwa
  • UAE – Mr. Mohammad Hassan
  • Brazil – Ms. Maysa Magalhaes
(5) GWG Task Teams Item for information
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  • Introduction – Mr. Niels Ploug, Denmark
  • Task Team on Earth Observations, Canada
  • Task Team on Mobile Phone Data, ITU
  • Task Team on Scanner Data, UK
  • Task Team on AIS data, UNSD
  • Task Team on Big Data and SDGs, Denmark
  • Task Team on Privacy Preserving Techniques, Netherlands
  • Task Team on Training, Competencies and Capacity Development, Poland
(6) GWG Report to the Statistical Commission Item for discussion
  • Introduction – Mr. Ronald Jansen, UNSD
  • Global Training Program on use of Big Data and data science
  • 6th Conference and the Seoul declaration
  • Points for discussion by the Commission
(7) Way forward and Closing
Mr. Risenga Maluleke, Chair