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We facilitate harmonisation of data models and structures for statistical metadata in the context of statistical information processing and dissemination.

 We work with our partners at Eurostat and OECD to provide a forum for discussing metadata issues. This work complements other international initiatives that deal with the data collection needs of international statistical agencies.



Common Metadata Framework

A continually updated collection of information, case studies and resources on statistical metadata

Common Metadata Framework Part A - Statistical Metadata in a Corporate Context: A guide for managers (2009)

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Print copies are available free of charge and can be requested by email to support.stat@unece.org, indicating the publication title, language version and postal address.

Metadata Common Vocabulary (2009)

Guidelines for statistical metadata on Internet (2000)

Guidelines for modeling statistical data and metadata (1995)

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