The Thirty-First Session of the Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA) was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 5 March 2018. Dr. Atilla KARAMAN, Researcher, and Ms. Nenden Octavarulia SHANTY, Researcher, represented the Centre thereat.
The Session considered the joint statements for the 49th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission including the Report of the IAEG-SDGs, Report of the High-Level Group for Partnership, Coordination, and Capacity Building, Handbook of Statistical Organisation, and Household Surveys. The co-chairs updated the members about the CCSA work programme and informed them about the preparations for the IAOS 2018 Meeting, United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress, Second World Data Forum, and ISI World Statistical Congress 2019. It was announced that the 32nd Session of the CCSA will be held in Vienna, Austria on 24-26 September 2018.
The CCSA promotes interagency coordination on statistical programmes and consistency in statistical practices and development. As a forum of committed members, it fosters good practices in statistical activities of international organisations in accordance with the Principles Governing International Statistical Activities, and within the constraints of their own governance arrangements and resource envelopes. The members of the CCSA are committed to contribute actively to the development of a coordinated global statistical system producing and disseminating high-quality statistics through facilitating the development and well-functioning of regional and national statistical systems.
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