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Ad-hoc Energy Group Meeting

23-25 May 2005, New York

The thirty-sixth session of the Statistical Commission, in reference to agenda item 4 (a) Programme Review: energy statistics , requested the UNSD to organize an Ad-hoc Group Meeting on energy statistics.

The meeting was held between 23-25 May, 2005 in New York to discuss the various issues identified by the Commission.

The Ad-hoc Group Meeting was expected to:

i. identify the main issues to be solved to improve energy statistics at national and international level, such as the need for a closer link to energy policy; better coordination and harmonization between the different agencies collecting energy statistics at national and international level; and for methodological development;

ii. outline the priorities for tackling the issues;

iii. identify the most appropriate fora to address these issues;

iv. report back to the Bureau of the Statistical Commission with an outline of specific mandate and recommendations including a defined timetable.

List of the documents:


United Nations Statistics Division - Energy Statistics