• Virtual Meeting
  • 15 December 2021




The Third Organizational Sprint Meeting of the United Nations Network of Economic Statisticians will be held on 15 December 2021, 7:00 am to 8:30 am (New York time).

The meeting will will continue the discussion on the modalities of user consultations, a branding and communications strategy for the Network, a two-year rolling workplan for the Network, and an update on the thematic sprints.


Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 7:00 am - 8:30 am (New York time)

7:00 am - 7:10 am
Session 1: Introduction, welcome remarks, and confirmation of the summary of the second meeting
  • Mr. Greg Peterson, Assistant Chief Statistician of Statistics Canada
  • Mr. Stefan Schweinfest, Director of United Nations Statistics Division
7:10 am - 7:30 am
Session 2: User consultation

Chair: Mr. Stefan Schweinfest

  • This session will continue the discussion on the modalities of user consultations including an update on the proposed Global Forum on Economic Statistics and launch the review of reports from Statistical Committees and other groups to the Statistical Commission from an economic statistics perspective.
  • Presentation by: Mr. Greg Peterson

7:30 am � 7:50 am
Session 3: Branding and communications strategy for the Network

Chair: Mr. Stefan Schweinfest

  • This session will continue the discussion on developing a branding and communications strategy for the Network.
  • Presentation by: Mr. Ivo Havinga

7:50 am - 8:20 am
Session 4: Work plan for the Network

Chair: Mr. Greg Peterson

  • This session will initiate the discussion on developing a two-year rolling workplan for the Network and provide an update on the thematic sprints.
  • Presentation by: Mr. Greg Peterson
  • Presentation on Beyond GDP Sprint by UK ONS
  • Presentation on Data Access Sprint by Statistics Netherlands

8:20 am - 8:30 am
Session 5: Next steps and closing remarks

Chair: Mr. Stefan Schweinfest





Active City Groups

Completed Group

Network members

Countries
  • • Argentina
  • • Australia
  • • Bhutan
  • • Brazil
  • • Canada
  • • Colombia
  • • Costa Rica
  • • Cȏte d'Ivoire
  • • Indonesia
  • • Italy
  • • Lesotho
  • • Maldives
  • • Mexico
  • • Mongolia
  • • Netherlands
  • • New Zealand
  • • Oman
  • • Palestine
  • • Poland
  • • Saudi Arabia
  • • South Africa
  • • Tunisia
  • • United Kingdom
  • • United States of America
Agencies
  • • ADB
  • • ECA
  • • ECE
  • • ECLAC
  • • ESCAP
  • • ESCWA
  • • Eurostat
  • • IMF
  • • ISDB
  • • OECD
  • • UNSD
  • • World Bank