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Working Paper Series on Statistics




Waste statistics are of high policy interest in the context of SDGs, green economy, resource efficiency, Sustainable Consumption and Production, climate change and many other policy initiatives. In this paper, special attention is paid to reuse and recycling of waste, use of waste for generating energy, and hazardous waste. Emerging issues include food waste, electronic waste or end-of-life vehicles. The paper was prepared by UNECE and Statistics Netherlands. 

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Published: March 2017


This paper was prepared by Statistics Austria for the in-depth review on labour mobility and globalisation that the Bureau of the Conference of European Statisticians conducted in February 2015. It summarises international statistical activities related to measuring labour mobility, identifies issues and challenges, and makes recommendations on further work.


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Published: February 2017



This review is concerned with how geospatial information can be used in the production of official statistics. It will consider how geospatial information fits within the statistical process and what barriers exist to exploiting the value of geospatial information for official statistics.


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Published: October 2016