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Side events

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  • Tentative schedule and room assignments subject to change as of 20 February 2018

Morning

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday Seminar on Emerging Issues

The Data Revolution in Action: Building a Federated System of SDG Data Hubs and Collaborative Platforms for Innovation

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Lunch break

(No events scheduled)

Afternoon

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday Seminar on Emerging Issues

The Data Revolution in Action: Building a Federated System of SDG Data Hubs and Collaborative Platforms for Innovation

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

9:00 - 11:30 am

4th Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Food Security, Agricultural and Rural Statistics (IAEG-AG)

Organizer: FAO and World Bank

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

(No events scheduled)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

International Comparison Program Inter-Agency Coordination Group: Principals Meeting

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel

(closed meeting)

9:30 am - 1:00 pm

DFID project meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

9:30 am - 2:30 pm

High Level Group on the Modernisation of Official Statistics (HLG-MOS)

Organizer: UNECE

Venue: DC2-1684

(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

12:30 - 2:00 pm

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

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

2:15 - 3:00 pm

RC-UNSD meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Meeting of MoU Group on Statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

2:30 - 4:00 pm

PARIS21 Executive Committee

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

2:30 - 4:30 pm

Statistics for Results - Principles Meeting

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium UN Plaza Hotel

(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: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Statistical-Geospatial Integration Forum

Integrating statistical, geospatial, and other Big Data to leave no one behind

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

High Level Panel

Strengthening Migration statistics: the 2030 Agenda and the New York Declaration

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 11

8:15 - 9:30 am

Statistical Conference of the Americas: Information Meeting

Organizer: ECLAC

Venue: Conf. Room 9

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Asia regional meeting of PARIS21 partner countries

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

9:00 - 11:45 am

31st 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: DC1-1025

(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

Growing uptake of the SEEA

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 11

1:15 - 2:30 pm

3-years on: What have the SDGs done for National Statistical Systems?

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Refugee/IDP statistics event

Organizer: Norway/EGRIS

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Donor coordination in countries and its impact in development of statistics

Organizer: Sweden/UNECA/Somalia/Cambodia

Venue: Conf. Room 9

1:30 - 2:45 pm

UK meeting with African partners

Organizer: UK

Venue: UK Mission

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

3:00 - 6:00 pm

High Level Forum on Official Statistics

Communicating data and statistics: Bringing trusted and actionable data to the public, the media and policy-makers

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Evening

6:15 - 7:15 pm

Latin America 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 - 7:15 pm

ISWGNA-MG meeting

Organizer: ISWGNA

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 7:15 pm

HLG meeting on Quality

Organizer: Eurostat

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 7:30 pm

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

Organizer: UNECA/AUC

Venue: Conf. Room A

(closed meeting)

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

10 Years of the 2008 SNA: Looking Forwards Looking Back

Organizer: ISWGNA

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

Event on SDG 12 indicators

Organizer: UNEP

Venue: Conf. Room 11

8:15 - 9:30 am

Use of technologies in the agricultral censuses of Brazil and China

Organizer: Brazil/China

Venue: Conf. Room B

8:15 - 9:30 am

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

Organizer: OECD/ TOSSD Task Force

Venue: Conf. Room A

8:15 - 9:30 am

Conversations with statisticians: Human development in the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development

Organizer: UNDP

Venue: Conf. Room 12

8:15 - 9:30 am

CRVS Global Group meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

ESCAP Bureau meeting

Organizer: ESCAP

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

8:30 - 9:30 am

MENA regional meeting of PARIS21 partner countries

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Proof of Concept of the UN Global Work Group Platform for Trusted Data Collaboration

Organizer: UNSD/UK

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Measuring Violence Against Women

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 11

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Measuring corruption in the framework of SDGs

Organizer: Mexico/UNODC

Venue: Conf. Room 12

1:15 - 2:30 pm

IT tools for national accounts compilation

Organizer: Eurostat/INSEE/Afristat

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Developing a global definition of cities and settlements

Organizer: European Commission/OECD/World Bank

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:00 pm

MEDSTAT

Organizer: Eurostat

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

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, celebrating the ICP Jubilee

Venue: General Assembly Lobby

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Climate Change - Linking Statistics and Policy

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

7:45 - 9:30 am

From Data to Policy: Time Use Surveys and the Sustainable Development Goals

Organizer: Data2X

Venue: Riverview Room, Millennium Hilton, One UN Plaza

8:15 - 9:30 am

Statistical Capacity Building: how NSO's can work with statistical professional associations

Organizer: ISI

Venue: Conf. Room 11

8:15 - 9:30 am

Geospatial Reference, Infastructure and Demographic Data for Development: The GRID3 Program

Organizer: UNFPA/UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 12

8:15 - 9:30 am

Generic Model of Business Processes of Geoinformation

Organizer: Brazil/Mexico

Venue: Conf. Room A

8:15 - 9:30 am

SDMX Sponsors Meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: S-2725BR (Secretariat Building)

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Meeting of the Management Group of the Inter-Secretariat Working Group on Household Surveys

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

EU funded Project Natural Capital Accounts and Valuation of Ecosystem Services

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

8:30 - 9:30 am

Meeting of the Andean Committee of Statistics

Organizer: Andean Community

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

2020 Round of Population and Housing Censuses: Contemporary Technology Capabilties and Implementation

Organizer: UNSD/UNFPA/US Census Bureau

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Event on disability statistics

Organizer: UNSD/Washington Group

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

UN World Data Forum event

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 11

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Monitoring sanitation chain for the SDGs

Organizer: WHO

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Poverty statistics

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Conf. Room C

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Meeting of Proposed Titchfield City Group on Ageing

Organizer: UK

Venue: Conf. Room A

6:15 - 8:15 pm

SDGs and children: new findings on data availability and challenges

Organizer: UNICEF

Venue: (TBC)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Multidimensional poverty

Organizer: MPPN/OPHI

Venue: Conf. Room 11

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Partnership to enhance the ability of the statistical SDG follow-up

Organizer: Denmark/Norway/Sweden

Venue: Conf. Room 12

6:15 - 7:45 pm

Meeting of the closed CSSP Bureau

Organizer: OECD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Praia Group

Organizer: Praia Group

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: Emerging Models and Work in Progress

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

First Meeting of the Global Network of Institutions for Statistical training (GIST)

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Meeting of the UN Global Working Group on Big Data

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room A

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

The Political Economy of Statistical Capacity

Organizer: IADB

Venue: Conf. Room 11

8:15 - 9:30 am

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

Organizer: SESRIC

Venue: Conf. Room 12

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Challenges with the compilation and dissemination of national accounts data

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Update of the Handbook of Statistical Organization - A collective endeavour

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 11

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Meeting of the Joint subgroup of the HLG/IAEG

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 9

(closed meeting)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Praia City Group meeting

Organizer: UNDP

Venue: DC2-1648

(closed meeting)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Promotion of 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress and the IAOS 2018 Conference

Organizer: Malaysia

Venue: Conf. Room A

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Recovery of global manufacturing production and prospects of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID)-Launch of International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2018

Organizer: UNIDO

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Measurement of Illicit Financial Flows

Organizer: UNODC/UNCTAD

Venue: Conf. Room F

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Meeting of Advisory Group of the UNSD-DFID Project on SDG Monitoring

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 11

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Commonwealth Statisticians' Supper

Organizer: UK

Venue: Conf. Room A

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Launch of e-learning software on gender statistics

Organizer: ESCWA

Venue: Conf. Room 12

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Meeting of the enlarged Bureau of the CSSP

Organizer: OECD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Partner meeting of SDG projects in Africa--FDES, SUTs, and EE-SUTs

Organizer: ECA/UNSD/UNEP

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Event organized by IASI, Mexico and Argentina

Organizer: IASI/Mexico/Argentina

Venue: Conf. Room B

8:15 - 9:30 am

Early Childhood Development: New methodologies for monitoring SDG 4.2

Organizer: UNICEF

Venue: Conf. Room 11

8:45 - 10:00 am

ISI Committee on Agricultural Statistics

Organizer: FAO

Venue: FAO Liaison Office

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Scaling-up Capacity Development Support for SDG Monitoring

Organizer: FAO/Group of Friends of Food Security and Nutrition in New York

Venue: FAO Liaison Office

(closed meeting)

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