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Steering group on national accounts

Contact person: Ms. Tihomira Dimova

The objective of the Steering Group is to provide direction to the CES work on national accounts and globalization, assist the implementation of the 2008 SNA in the region, advance methodological development and provide a mechanism for following up on the implementation of CES recommendations and guidelines.

The Steering Group will:

  • Coordinate CES work in the area of national accounts, globalization and human capital. Launch and steer research projects, contribute to the 2008 SNA research agenda, oversee the development of guidelines and surveys of best practice and follow up on their implementation. Oversee the work of CES task forces working in these areas; 
  • Promote internationally agreed standards and best practices in national accounts, including measuring globalization, digitalization, wellbeing and sustainability; 
  • Monitor the implementation of 2008 SNA in the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) and South East Europe (SEE) taking into account the specific regional priorities and needs; 
  • Advise the UNECE Secretariat on capacity building activities in support of EECCA and SEE countries. These activities should be closely coordinated with Eurostat and other regional partners;
  • Facilitate the sharing of methods, statistical techniques, research, training materials and other resources related to the 2008 SNA implementation.

Terms of reference (June 2019)

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