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68th plenary session of the Conference of European Statisticians

Hybrid meeting

22 - 24 June 2020
Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CES plenary session was held as a hybrid meeting on 22-24 June from 12:00 to 14:30 (Geneva time).

Video recording of 22 June         Chats from Day 1       

Video recording of 23 June         Chats from Day 2

Video recording of 24 June         Chats from Day 3


Document Title
Documents Presentations
   Corrigendum to the annotated provisional agenda ENG FRE RUS      
   Revised provisional annotated agenda for hybrid meeting ENG FRE RUS      
   Revised Timetable including numbers of documents for agenda items ENG -- RUS      
 Impacts of globalisation and digitalization on the future of economic statistics
   Speech by Mr. Elliott Harris, ASG for Economic Development and Chief Economist, UN ENG          
22  Globalisation and the fall in productivity growth (Poland) ENG FRE RUS      
23  Outline of the session with guiding questions for discussion (Canada, Finland and Norway) ENG -- --      
24  Responding to the impact of globalisation on Ireland's macroeconomic statistics (Ireland) ENG -- --      
25  Statistical products of INEGI as a contribution for the analysis of globalization based on business statistics and microdata linkage (Mexico) ENG -- --      
  Globalisation and the future of economic statistics (Norway, Canada and Finland)       PPT    
 Measuring the digital transformation
 3   Initiatives of international organizations on conceptual and measurement issues (Eurostat, IMF and OECD) ENG FRE RUS      
   Better measuring digitalization (Eurostat)       PPT    
   Measuring the digital transformation (OECD)       PPT    
 New Conference of European Statisticians guidelines and recommendations
   Summaries of all electronic consultations (UNECE)       PPT    
2  Exchange and sharing of economic data ENG FRE RUS      
   Guide to Sharing Economic Data revised after consultation ENG -- --      
2/Add.1  Results of the consultation on the Guide to sharing economic data ENG -- --      
4  Updated Set of Core climate change-related statistics and indicators ENG FRE RUS      
4/Add.1   Summary of comments from the consultation on the Updated Set of Core Climate Change-related Indicators and Statistics ENG -- --      
   Long version for consultation ENG -- --      
   Implementation guidelines ENG -- --      
   Metadata sheets ENG -- --      
5  Population and housing censuses beyond 2020 ENG FRE RUS      
5/Add.1  Summary of comments from the consultation on the document New frontiers for censuses beyond 2020 ENG -- --      
6  Intra-household decision-making ENG FRE RUS      
6/Add.1  Results of the consultation on Guidance for Measuring Intra-household Power and Decision-making ENG -- --      
   Long version for consultation ENG -- --      
7  Communicating gender statistics ENG FRE RUS      
7/Add.1  Summary of comments from the consultation on the Guidance on Communicating Gender Statistics ENG          
8  Longitudinal data on migration ENG FRE RUS      
   Long version for consultation ENG -- --      
8/Add.1  Summary of comments from the consultation on the Guidance on the Use of Longitudinal Data for Migration ENG -- --      
9  Disaggregated poverty measurement ENG FRE RUS      
   Guide to Data Disaggregation revised after consultation ENG -- --      
9/Add.1  Results of the consultation on Poverty Measurement ENG -- --      
17/Add.1  Note about the review process of the Generic Statistical Information Model (GSIM) ENG -- --      
17/Add.2  New version of GSIM (1.2) in a print friendly format ENG -- --      
 Coordination of international statistical work in the UNECE region
   Outcomes of in-depth reviews of the CES Bureau (UNECE)       PPT    
19  In-depth review on international migration and cross-border mobility (Mexico) - short version ENG FRE RUS      
   In-depth review on international migration and cross-border mobility (Mexico) - full version ENG -- --      
20  In-depth review on measuring well-being in the era of "digital society" (Canada) ENG FRE RUS      
21  In-depth review on the role of the statistical community in climate action (Steering Group on climate change-related statistics) - short version ENG FRE RUS      
21/Add.1  In-depth review on the role of the statistical community in climate action - updated full version ENG -- --      
 Programme of work of the Statistics subprogramme of UNECE
   UNECE Statistical programmes 2020 and 2021       PPT    
13  The establishment of a Regional UN Coordination Group on Data and Statistics for Europe and Central Asia ENG -- --      
14  Implementation of the UNECE Statistical Programme in 2019 ENG FRE RUS      
15  Statistical Programme 2020 ENG FRE RUS      
16  Programme of work for the Statistics subprogramme for 2021 ENG FRE RUS      
16/Add.1  List of meetings from July 2020 to December 2021 ENG -- --      
 New roles for national statistical agencies and geospatial agencies in emerging national data ecosystems
  Summary of contributed papers (UNECE)       PPT    
  Mentimeter results       PPT    
  New roles for geospatical agencies (UN-GGIM:Europe)       PPT    
  What implications do emerging national data ecosystems have for statistical and geospatial agencies? (Canada)       PPT    
  Modernizing INEGI's role through synergies between statistics and geospatial information (Mexico)       PPT    
10  Implementation of the new role of national statistical offices at the time of expanded possibilities (Estonia) ENG FRE RUS PPT    
11  Standards and initiatives relevant to the integration of statistical and geospatial information (UNECE) ENG -- --      
26  Realising the potential of geospatial and statistical data integration at the time of expanded possibilities (Poland) ENG FRE RUS      
27  Geo-enabling statistical production: from design phase to dissemination (Portugal) ENG FRE RUS      
28  Geographers and national statisticians in France: two decades of increasing synergies (France) ENG FRE RUS      
  Background presentation - Integration of geospatial information and statististical data (Belarus)        PPT    
 Data for the COVID-19 crisis in the context of 2030 Agenda
  How official statistics and geospatial data can help to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, including supporting SDGs (UNECE)       PPT    
  Data in the fight against COVID-19 (United Kingdom)       PPT    
  Official statistics supporting government's efforts to manage the pandemic: INEGI's COVID-19 viewer (Mexico)       PPT    
 Data stewardship - next steps for National Statistical Offices in the changing world
  Data stewardship - NSOs in the changing world (UNECE)       PPT    
   COVID-19 and the new role for NSIs - From Statistical Institute towards Datapartner for the government (Netherlands)       PPT    
29  Emerging data stewardship role of the Central Statistics Office of Ireland and its deployment in the COVID crisis ENG -- --      
  The role of national statistical systems in the new data ecosystem - How COVID-19 impacted the transition of NSOs (Estonia)       PPT    
   Swiss Data Steward responsible for standardization and harmonization of data for nationwide public administration (Switzerland)       PPT    
 Business continuity of official statistics
   Presentations of United States, Romania, Eurostat and New Zealand       PPT    
   Impact of COVID-19 crisis on official statistics: business continuity of official statistics (OECD) ENG -- --      
30  Business continuity of Serbian statistics during the COVID-19 crisis (Serbia) ENG -- --      
32  Official statistics and the COVID-19 pandemic - the Albanian case ENG -- --      
31  Official statistics and the challenge of the current health crises (France) ENG -- --      
 TOPICS FOR INFORMATION (not discussed at CES due to shortened agenda)
 Statistics for Sustainable Development Goals
12  Progress report on the UNECE regional platform on statistics for Sustainable Development Goals ENG FRE RUS      
 Work of the High-level-Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics
17  Report of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics ENG -- --