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Side events

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  • Tentative schedule and room assignments subject to change as of 8 March 2017

Morning

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday Seminar on Emerging Issues

Open data - adding value by matching access with privacy and security

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Lunch break

(No events scheduled)

Afternoon

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday Seminar on Emerging Issues

Open data - adding value by matching access with privacy and security (continued)

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

8:30 - 11:30 am

Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Food Security, Agricultural and Rural Statistics

Organizer: FAO and World Bank

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

EDGE Project meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

(No events scheduled)

Afternoon

3:00 - 4:30 pm

GRAINS Partnership Steering Committee

Organizer: FAO and World Bank

Venue: DC1 - 11th floor (FAO Liaison Office)

(closed meeting)

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

International Comparison Program: Meeting of the Inter-Agency Coordination Group

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel (TBC)

(closed meeting)

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

DFID project meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:00 - 2:00 pm

TAG meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

1:00 - 3:00 pm

International Household Survey Network - Management Group Meeting (IHSN:MG)

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel (TBC)

(closed meeting)

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Meeting of MoU Group on Statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

2:30 - 4:00 pm

PARIS21 Executive Committee

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

3:00 - 6:00 pm

Data Interoperability for SDGs

Organizer: UNSD/Global Partnership

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

3:00 - 6:00 pm

Meeting of the Committee of the Chief Statisticians of the United Nations System (CCS-UNS)

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Statistics for Results - Principles Meeting

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel (TBC)

(closed meeting)

5:00 - 5:45 pm

Meeting on the MEDSTAT programme

Organizer: Eurostat

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Statistical-Geospatial Integration Forum

The Data Ecosystem: Towards Integrative National Information Systems

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

TOSSD: A statistical measurement framework for tracking the Means of Implementation to achieve the SDGs

Organizer: OECD

Venue: Conf. Room A

8:45 - 11:15 am

Statistical Conference of the Americas: Joint Meeting for PR's and Chief Statisticians of LAC Region on SDGs Statistical Activities

Organizer: ECLAC

Venue: Conf. Room 1

(closed meeting)

9:00 - 11:45 am

29th session of CCSA

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

UNCEEA Bureau Meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A

(closed meeting)

11:30 am - 12:45 pm

IAOS Executive Committee Meeting

Organizer: IAOS

Venue: Conf. Room C

(closed meeting)

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Orientation Session for New Commission Participants

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Scaling up the SEEA implementation - Towards the 2020 targets

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Statistical and Geospatial Perspective for the Definition of Settlements and Cities

Organizer: UNSD/UN-Habitat

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Effective National Statistical System Assessments: Heading Towards Open Frameworks?

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Capacity Development in Africa

Organizer: IMF/Norway

Venue: Conf. Room B

Afternoon

3:00 - 6:00 pm

High Level Forum on Official Statistics

Working together to measure progress towards the SDGs

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Evening

6:15 - 7:15 pm

Asia regional meeting of PARIS21 partner countries

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

7:15 - 8:15 pm

SIDS regional meeting of PARIS21 partner countries

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Bureau of the ESCAP Committee on Statistics

Organizer: ESCAP

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 7:15 pm

ISWGNA-MG meeting

Organizer: ISWGNA

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Children and the SDGS - Reception and launch of new report

Organizer: UNICEF

Venue: UNICEF House

6:30 - 7:30 pm

Meeting of the Bureau and members of the Statistical Commission for Africa

Organizer: UNECA

Venue: Conf. Room A

(closed meeting)

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Promoting official statistics for monitoring environmentally-related SDG indicators and climate change

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

Open Seminar on Improving Food Consumption Measurement in National Household Surveys

Organizer: FAO and World Bank

Venue: Conf. Room 7

8:15 - 9:30 am

A Dialogue on Collaboration across Different Data Communities

Organizer: UNSD/Global Partnership

Venue: Conf. Room B

8:15 - 9:30 am

Institutional Cooperation for Capacity Development - the Nordic Model

Organizer: Sweden/Norway/Denmark

Venue: Conf. Room A

8:15 - 9:30 am

Measuring the prevalence of Modern Slavery, Forced Labour and Human Trafficking: The latest approaches

Organizer:
UK Mission/ILO/UNU/UNODC

Venue: Conf. Room 9

8:30 - 10:00 am

2nd Coordination meeting DA10 Social and Demographic statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Opening Session

Opening Session of the 48th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission

Venue: General Assembly Hall

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

2020 Round of Population and Housing Censuses: Contemporary Technology, Coordination and Support

Organizer: UNSD/UNFPA/US Census Bureau

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

The measurement of Globalisation in Economic Statistics

Organizer: ISWGNA

Venue: Conf. Room 7

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Road Map on Drug Statistics

Organizer: Mexico/UNODC

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Missing Data, Missing Children: Approaches to leave no child behind

Organizer: UNICEF/Global Alliance for Children/Lumos/SOS Children's Villages

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Measuring the Interconnected Dimensions of Poverty to Energize Policy

Organizer: MPPN/OPHI

Venue: Conf. Room 9

2:00 - 2:45 pm

Meeting with the EU enlargement countries

Organizer: Eurostat

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Reception for Commission Delegates

Organizer: The Chair of the Statistical Commission and the Director of the UN Statistics Division

Venue: General Assembly Lobby

6:15 - 7:15 pm

Latin America regional meeting of PARIS21 partner countries

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

7:15 - 8:15 pm

MENA regional meeting of PARIS21 partner countries

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Green Economy indicators complementing the SDG framework

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

Are the current business models of NSOs still relevant?

Organizer: ISI

Venue: Conf. Room 7

8:15 - 9:30 am

Meeting with the Delegates of National Statistical Offices of OIC Member Countries

Organizer: SESRIC

Venue: Conf. Room A

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:45 am

SDMX Sponsors Meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Room S-2725BR (Secretariat Building)

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Meeting of the Andean Committee of Statistics

Organizer: Andean Community

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Global Executive Board of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics

Organizer: FAO

Venue: DC1 - 11th floor (FAO Liaison Office)

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Accounting and statistics for sustainable tourism - 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Data for All: Tools for Monitoring the SDGs

Organizer: UNSD/CSF

Venue: Conf. Room 7

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Geospatial and Earth Observations in support of the Global Indicator Framework

Organizer: UNSD/GEO

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

International recommendations on refugee and IDP statistics: an update on the work of the Expert Group

Organizer: UNHCR/Statistics Norway/Eurostat

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

UNECE Steering Group on Statistics for SDGs

Organizer: Switzerland/USA/UNECE

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

OECD in support of the SDGs: Czech Experience and the work of the OECD Development Co-operation and Statistics Departments

Organizer: Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN/OECD

Venue: Conf. Room 8

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Follow up on the UN World Data Forum

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the UN

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Economic Pillar DA project

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

OECD CSSP Bureau meeting

Organizer: OECD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Demystifying SDMX and its role in SDG implementation

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

CANCELLED

Software for National Accounts compilation

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7

8:15 - 9:30 am

Statistics of Human Development: Conversation with Statisticians

Organizer: Human Development Report Office of UNDP

Venue: Conf. Room A

8:15 - 9:30 am

Joint HLG/IAEG subgroup Meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Room S-2723 (Secretariat Building)

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Innovations in Analysis and Planning

Organizer:US Census Bureau/UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

8:15 - 9:30 am

Meeting of GWG Committee on the Global Platform

Organizer:UNSD

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 10:00 am

Task Force on Common Elements of Statistical Legislation

Organizer:UNECE/UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Global Policy and technology framework for data, services and applications

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Improving Disability Statistics in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Preserving and sharing the demographic data record in francophone Africa

Organizer: UN Population Division

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Presentation of the new Interagency Expert Group on the Measurement of Early Childhood Development

Organizer: UNICEF

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Praia City Group on Governance Statistics: Workplan and Activities for 2017

Organizer: UNDP

Venue: Conf. Room 9

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Measuring up to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Contributions from FAO

Organizer: FAO

Venue: Conf. Room 8

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Measuring migration in the context of SDGs

Organizer: OECD/DESA/IOM

Venue: Conf. Room A

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

SDG6 monitoring : A multi country perspective on data and methods

Organizer: WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program

Venue: Conf. Room A

8:15 - 9:30 am

Exploring the case for a City Group on Ageing and Age-disaggregated Data

Organizer: UNDP

Venue: Conf. Room B

8:15 - 9:30 am

Expanding the Data Ecosystem: The role of Non-Official data for SDG Monitoring and Review

Organizer: Philippine Statistics Authority/TAP Network/UNDP/SDSN/Data Shift

Venue: Conf. Room 7

8:15 - 9:30 am

ISI Committee on Agricultural Statistics

Organizer: FAO

Venue: DC1 - 11th floor (FAO Liaison Office)

(closed meeting)

8:30 - 9:45 am

Meeting of International Committee on Census Coordination (ICCC)

Organizer: UNSD/UNFPA/USCB

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Briefing on the "International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2017"

Organizer: UNIDO

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Measuring and tracking young people's development in the SDGs

Organizer: Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth/UNFPA/UNDP/Malala Fund/The Major Group for Children and Youth

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:30 - 4:00 pm

Meeting of Steering Committee for the World Forum on Migration Statistics

Organizer: OECD/DESA/IOM

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

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