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Steering Group on Gender statistics

Contact person: Mr. Paolo Valente

Objectives:

The objective of the Steering Group is to provide direction to the CES work on gender statistics, to advance methodological work, capacity development, and collaboration between users and producers of gender statistics, and to follow up the implementation of CES guidance.

The Steering Group:

  • Coordinates the CES work on gender statistics; launch and steer the development of guidelines and surveys of best practice; oversee the work of CES task forces in the area of gender statistics;
  • Follows up the implementation of CES methodological guidance related to gender statistics in UNECE countries;
  • Acts as an organizing committee for UNECE Work Sessions on Gender Statistics;
  • Advises the UNECE Secretariat on the formulation and planning of capacity-development activities to support the integration of a gender perspective into statistical systems in countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia;
  • Promotes the use of UNECE training materials in gender statistics;
  • Advances collaboration between users and producers of gender statistics.

The Steering Group currently includes representatives from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Ireland, Italy, Republic of Moldova, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, UN Women, Eurostat, the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), CIS-Stat, and OECD Development Centre. The Group is currently chaired by Serbia. 

Terms of reference (February 2019)

Progress report (February 2019)

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