ECOSOC endorses objectivity in statistics
On June 24, the UN Economic and Social Council endorsed the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics and recommended that they should also be endorsed by the General Assembly. This means that for the first time the principles of independence and objectivity, under which all official statistics should be produced, have been endorsed at the global political level.
Upcoming seminar: statistical data collection
UNECE’s second seminar on data collection will look at Big Data, new sources, new approaches to management and centralisation, and mixed-mode collection, among other topics. The focus will be on the organizational-level implications of the rapidly-changing data environment. Submit an abstract and help the statistical community to rise to the new challenges by sharing knowledge and experience across organizations.
New publication: UNECE Countries in Figures 2013
We just released this new publication where we present a profile of social and economic indicators for each of the 56 UNECE member countries. It also includes information about certain territories of UNECE member countries for which separate data are available.
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