Fifth High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management

28-11-2017  – 30-11-2017 Mexico City

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), in collaboration with the Government of México through Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) will convene the Fifth High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management in Mexico City from 28 - 30 November 2017. This fifth edition of UN-GGIM's High Level Forums will have the substantive support from each of the five Regional Committees of United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM: Africa, UN-GGIM: Americas, UN-GGIM: Arab States, UN-GGIM: Asia and the Pacific, and UN-GGIM: Europe), as well as the UN-GGIM: Private Sector Network, the UN-GGIM: Academic Network and the UN-GGIM: Geospatial Societies.

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Third Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals (IAEG-SDGs)

30-03-2016  – 01-04-2016 Mexico City

The Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals (IAEG-SDGs) will hold its third meeting from 30 March to 1 April in Mexico City, Mexico. Some of the topics that will be discussed at this meeting include a review of the outcome of the 47th session of the Statistical Commission on the global indicators for the SDGs, establishing a tier system for the indicators in order to begin methodological work on those indicators for which no international standards currently exist, the development of global reporting mechanisms, and establishing a baseline in order to begin the tracking of indicators. In addition to representatives of the National Statistics Offices of the 27 members of the IAEG-SDGs, representatives from other National Statistics Offices and regional and international organisations will be in attendance as observers as well as stakeholders from civil society, academia and the private sector.

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  • Yongyi Min, Tel.: +1 212 963 9296, E-mail:

Meeting on compilation issues of IMTS 2010

06-12-2011  – 09-12-2011 Mexico City

UNSD/DESA and INEGI (the national statistical office of Mexico) will jointly organize a meeting on compilation issues of international merchandise trade statistics. The purpose of the meeting is to review the full draft Compilers Manual for the collection, processing and dissemination of trade statistics and to gather country experiences and good practices. Participants in this meeting will be trade statistics experts from developing and developed countries. The meeting will cover all aspects of quality assurance of merchandise trade statistics and will discuss issues like data sources (customs administration and enterprise surveys), institutional arrangements for data exchange, integration of trade data from different sources, data processing, preparation of meta-data, dissemination of data and the calculation of external trade indices.


  • Matthias Reister Tel. , Tel.: +1 917-367-7098, E-mail:

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