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Side events

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  • Tentative schedule and room assignments subject to change as of 18 February 2019

Morning

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday Seminar on Emerging Issues

The Future of Economic Statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Lunch break

(No events scheduled)

Afternoon

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday Seminar on Emerging Issues

The Future of Economic Statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Meeting with UNSD-DFID Project Countries, the donor, and agencies concerned

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

(No events scheduled)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

(No events scheduled)

Morning

9:00 - 11:00 am

Meeting of the Expert Group on International Migration

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Organizer: UNECE

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

9:30 am - 1:00 pm

High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building (HLG-PCCB)

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

12:00 - 2:00 pm

MoU Group on Statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

2:30 - 4:00 pm

PARIS21 Executive Committee Meeting

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

2:00 - 5:00 pm

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

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1949

(closed meeting)

Evening

6:30 - 8:30 pm

ICP Governing Board Meeting

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza

(closed meeting)

Morning

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

High Level Panel

Towards a Global Programme for Migration Data

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

Statistics of Human Development: Conversation with national Statisticians

Organizer: UNDP

Venue: Conf. Room 7

8:15 - 9:30 am

Statistical Conference of the Americas: Information Meeting

Organizer: ECLAC

Venue: Conf. Room 8

(closed meeting)

8:30 - 10:00 am

Where next for SDG data interoperability?

Organizer: UNSD and Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Venue: Ford Foundation

9:00 - 11:45 am

33rd session of CCSA

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room C

(closed meeting)

9:00 - 10:00 am

Global CRVS Group Meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

9:00 - 10:00 am

Asia regional meeting of PARIS21 partner countries

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

10:00 - 11:00 am

SIDS regional meeting of PARIS21 partner countries

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-2111

(closed meeting)

10:00 am - 12:45 pm

IAOS Executive Committee Meeting

Organizer: IAOS

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

10:00 - 12:00 am

Statistics meet Health: A formidable partnership of NSO and health to save lives and improve health of billions

Organizer: African Union Commission, WHO, Philippines, Bangladesh, Fiji

Venue: Conf. Room 1

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Measuring Child Poverty in Sierra Leone - a novel and promising approach

Organizer: Statistics Sierra Leone and UNICEF

Venue: Conf. Room 8

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

UNCEEA Bureau Meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Orientation Session for New Commission Participants

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room C

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Data and Statistics in the VNR Process

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

SDG7: Cooperation for energy tracking

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Disaster-related statistics: The current situation and growing relevance

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Launch of the new PARIS21 Statistical Capacity Monitor

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: Conf. Room C

Afternoon

3:00 - 6:00 pm

High Level Forum on Official Statistics

Financing for Data and Statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

Evening

6:15 - 7:30 pm

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

Organizer: UNECA/AUC

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 7:15 pm

ISWGNA-MG meeting

Organizer: ISWGNA

Venue: Conf. Room C

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Meeting of Bureau and members of the Committee on Statistics in Asia and the Pacific

Organizer: ESCAP

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Linking admin data and systems

Organizer: UNICEF

Venue: UNICEF house

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Natural Capital Accounting: Connecting the Pillars of Sustainability

Organizer: UNCEEA

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

Addressing new developments in Business Statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7

8:15 - 9:30 am

Total Official Support for Sustainable Development (TOSSD): finalised methodology for measuring cross-border flows to support the SDGs in developing countries

Organizer: TOSSD Task Force

Venue: Conf. Room 8

8:15 - 9:30 am

Advisory group meeting of the UNSD-DFID project on SDG monitoring

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

StaTact, a fast-tracking solution to data gaps

Organizer: UNITAR and UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room C

8:15 - 9:30 am

Latin America regional meeting of PARIS21

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-1725

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Servicing the Statistical Commission: past, present and future

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: General Assembly Hall

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Better data to inform policies on environmental health

Organizer: WHO, AU countries, Philippines, Mexico, Fiji, Netherlands, Sweden

Venue: Conf. Room 7

1:15 - 2:30 pm

The New Age for Official Statistics -using non-traditional sources and methods in Asia and the Pacific

Organizer: UNESCAP

Venue: Conf. Room 8

1:15 - 2:30 pm

UNECE Road Map on statistics for SDGs - experience and emerging issues

Organizer: UNECE

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Multidimensional Poverty: Measurement for Action

Organizer: Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network

Venue: Conf. Room C

1:15 - 2:00 pm

MENA regional meeting of PARIS21

Organizer: PARIS21

Venue: DC2-1725

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Reception for Commission Delegates

Venue: General Assembly Lobby

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Sustainable business model for the UN Global Platform

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

Preparation and Skilling for Official Statistics Careers

Organizer: ISI

Venue: Conf. Room 7

8:15 - 9:30 am

Where We Live and Work: POPGRID Data Collective - Improving Population and Infrastructure Data

Organizer: UNFPA, CIESIN, SDSN and GPSDD

Venue: Conf. Room 8

8:15 - 9:30 am

Development of the SNA

Organizer: ISWGNA

Venue: Conf. Room B

8:15 - 9:30 am

Data to End Hunger: the "50x2030 Initiative"

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: Conf. Room C

8:15 - 9:30 am

Meeting with delegations of Central Asia and CISSTAT

Organizer: World Bank

Venue: World Bank New York office

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

SDMX Sponsors Meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: TBD (Secretariat Building)

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

Annual consultation of ISWGHS

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(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

Implementing 2020 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Innovations in Gender Data

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7

1:15 - 2:30 pm

The role of Statistical Institutes in Digitalisation Strategies of Governments

Organizer: Statistics Denmark and Eurostat

Venue: Conf. Room 8

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Leadership Training Programme for African Statistical System

Organizer: UNECA, AfDB, ONS-UK

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

How the Inclusive Data Charter is being used to improve the availability and use of disaggregated data

Organizer: DFID

Venue: Conf. Room C

1:15 - 2:30 pm

UNECE Steering Group on statistics for SDGs meeting

Organizer: UNECE

Venue: DC2-2330

(closed meeting)

1:15 - 2:30 pm

FOC-FPOS formal meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Advancing Open Data and Interoperability for SDG Reporting

Organizer: UNSD, Government of Denmark, Open Data Watch

Venue: Conf. Room 7

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Making disability visible in statistics

Organizer: UNSD and ESCWA

Venue: Conf. Room 8

6:15 - 7:45 pm

OECD CSSP closed Bureau meeting

Organizer: OECD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Methodology for delineation of urban and rural areas

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room C

Morning

8:15 - 9:30 am

Morning Seminar

Outcomes of COP24 in Katowice - the possible implications for climate change statistics

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:00 - 9:30 am

Bridging the Gap: Mapping Gender Data Gaps and Exploring Solutions

Organizer: Data2X

Venue: Ford Foundation

8:15 - 9:30 am

Communication Initiatives to raise statistical awareness

Organizer: GCC-Stat

Venue: Conf. Room 7

8:15 - 9:30 am

Handbook of Statistical Organization and the Regional Thematic Conferences

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 8

8:15 - 9:30 am

Global Network of Institutions for Statistical Training (GIST) Annual Meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room B

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

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

Organizer: SESRIC

Venue: Conf. Room C

(closed meeting)

8:15 - 9:30 am

OECD CSSP Bureau meeting

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Lunch break

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Lunchtime Seminar

Implementation of quality assurance for official statistics - using the UN NQAF Manual as a guide

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

1:15 - 2:30 pm

The Federated Information System for the SDGs - From Vision to Scale

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Launch of the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2019

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 8

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Monitoring environment sustainability of the SDGs: success stories from Africa, Asia and Latin America

Organizer: UNEP, UNECLAC

Venue: Conf. Room B

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Praia City Group on Governance Statistics: road to 2020

Organizer: UNDP and Cabo Verde

Venue: Conf. Room C

1:15 - 2:30 pm

Meeting of International Statistical Institute - Committee on Agricultural Statistics

Organizer: ISI - Committee on Agricultural Statistics

Venue: DC2-1684

(closed meeting)

Afternoon

(No events scheduled)

Evening

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 7

6:15 - 8:15 pm

The Power of Partnerships to Measure SDG Progress - how to measure private sector's contribution to the global goals

Organizer: Statistics Denmark

Venue: Conf. Room 8

6:15 - 8:15 pm

Update on methodological work to develop a new measure for SDG 4.2.1

Organizer: UNICEF

Venue: Conf. Room B

Morning

Morning Seminar

8:15 - 9:30 am

The Global Statistical Geospatial Framework

Organizer: UNSD

Venue: Conf. Room 4

8:15 - 9:30 am

Official Statistics and the International Response to Drugs and Crime

Organizer: INEGI and UNODC

Venue: Conf. Room B

8:15 - 9:30 am

Knowledge and Power in Setting and Measuring the SDGs

Organizer: UNDP

Venue: Conf. Room 8

8:15 - 9:30 am

Welcoming ISI WSC 2019 at Kuala Lumpur

Organizer: ISI and Malaysia

Venue: Conf. Room 7

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