The United Nations Committee of Experts on International Statistical Classifications (UNCEISC) is the central coordination body
for the work on international statistical classifications that are the responsibility of the Statistics Division,
and for the coordination and review of other international statistical classifications
that are the responsibility of other international organizations and that have been proposed for adoption by the Statistical Commission.
As decided by the Statistical Commission (E/2021/24-E/CN.3/2021/30, Decision 52/113), the UNCEISC recevied its mandate and governance in March 2021, as well as a change of name. It was previously known as the Expert Group on International Statistical Classifications.
Endorsed by the UN Statistical Commission at its 52nd session in March 2021
Active Task Teams
The Expert Group has the following active Task Teams (previously known as Technical Subgroups):
the Task Team on the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (TT-ISIC),
and the Task Team on the Central Product Classification (TT-CPC).
The United Nations Statistics Division is committed to the advancement of the global statistical system. We compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries' efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. We facilitate the coordination of international statistical activities and support the functioning of the United Nations Statistical Commission as the apex entity of the global statistical system.