High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
On 6 March 2015, at its forty-sixth session, the United Nations Statistical Commission created the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG-PCCB), composed of Member States and including regional and international agencies as observers. The HLG-PCCB aims to establish a global partnership for sustainable development data. The reports annually to the Statistical Commission.
The HLG-PCCB and has been tasked to provide strategic leadership for the sustainable development goal implementation process as it concerns statistical monitoring and reporting.
In establishing the HLG-PCCB, the United Nations Statistical Commission requested the use of existing regional mechanisms in order to ensure equitable regional representation and technical expertise. The Chair of the United Nations Statistical Commission is a ex-officio member of the HLG-PCCB.
Concept note on observers
The concept note provides clarification regarding the openness of meetings to non-member NSOs and the involvement of issue partners on specific areas of work. The note presents an approach that balances the HLG-PCCB's commitment to inclusiveness and transparency while also facilitating the efficiency of the work of HLG-PCCB.