This meeting follows-up on the request of the Commission to develop additional materials and guidance to support countries in the implementation of a national quality assurance framework and to address relevant issues such as quality assurance when administrative or other data sources are used to produce official statistics. Specifically, the meeting will work on the finalization of draft guidance on the use of administrative and other data sources and draft guidance on the implementation of a quality culture. The meeting will address remaining issues and amend the existing draft materials as required and prepare a worldwide consultation on them. The meeting will also review the status and possible development of guidance and tools on other issues and review the further workplan of the Expert Group.

For details regarding the meeting venue please contact NQAF Expert Group Secretariat (UNSD).