Forty-Seventh Session of the UN Statistical Commission
Date: 08-11 March 2016
Venue: New York – USA -

The Forty-Seventh Session of the UN Statistical Commission (UNSC) took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA on 8-11 March 2016. The Session was attended by representatives of national and international agencies. H.E. Amb. Musa KULAKLIKAYA, Director General, and Ms. Zehra Zümrüt SELÇUK, Director of Statistics and Information Department, represented SESRIC thereat.

The agenda of the 47th Session of UNSC included the following items for discussion and decision, and items for information:

  • Data and indicators for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda
  • Transformative agenda for official statistics
  • Big data for official statistics
  • National accounts
  • Environmental-economic accounting
  • International comparison programme
  • International statistical classification
  • Industrial statistics
  • Information and communication technology statistics
  • Refugee statistics
  • Climate change statistics
  • Governance statistics
  • Regional statistical development in Western Asia
  • World Statistics Day
  • Demographic statistics
  • Gender statistics
  • Household surveys
  • Disability statistics
  • International trade and economic globalisation statistics
  • Coordination of statistical programmes
  • Statistical capacity-building
  • Environment statistics
  • Culture statistics
  • Price statistics
  • Statistics for economies based on natural resources
  • Integration of statistical and geospatial information
  • Follow-up the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council policy decisions
  • Provisional agenda and dates for the forty-eighth session of the Commission

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