Committee on Statistics, Fourth Session

Date: 
25 Mar 2015 to 27 Mar 2015
Location: 
Bangkok, Thailand

The fourth session of the ESCAP Committee on Statistics took place at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC), Bangkok, from 25 to 27 March, 2015.

In preparation for the Committee, an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) was convened from 8 to 9 December, 2014. This meeting brought together 45 statistical leaders and development experts who took stock of the range of issues emerging from the post-2015 development agenda, drew conclusions on the implications of those issues for statistical development in Asia and the Pacific, and made recommendations on strategic priorities for consideration at the fourth session of the Committee.

Meeting Documents

Documents from the meeting are available at the Committee of Statistics, Fourth Session official documents page.

Background Documents

Agenda item 3 (a): Work Plan for the Implementation of the Regional Programme for the Improvement of Economic Statistics in Asia and the Pacific
[English only]
Agenda item 3 (f): terms of reference of the Modernization Working Group on Production, Methods and Standards
[English only]

Statements

Opening & Keynote

Agenda Item 2: Strategic Direction of the Committee on Statistics

Agenda Item 3: Regional Initiatives (a) - Economic Statistics

Agenda Item 3: Regional Initiatives (b) - Population and Social Statistics

Agenda Item 3: Regional Initiatives (c) - Civil Registration and Vital Statistics

Agenda Item 3: Regional Initiatives (d) - Environmental Statistics

Agenda Item 3: Regional Initiatives (e) - Disaster Risk Reduction

Agenda Item 3: Regional Initiatives (f) - Modernization of Statistical Production and Services

Agenda Item 3: Regional Initiatives (g) - Gender Statistics

Agenda Item 4: Global Initiatives - Agricultural and Rural Statistics

Agenda Item 5: Coordination for Statistics Development (a) - Statistical Training

  • Bangladesh (n/a)
  • Japan
  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic (n/a)
  • Maldives (n/a)
  • New Zealand (n/a)
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Russian Federation (n/a)
  • Thailand
  • UNSD (n/a)

Agenda Item 5: Coordination for Statistics Development (b) - Partners for Statistics Development in Asia-Pacific

Agenda Item 6: Items for Information

  • Australia (n/a)
  • Bangladesh (n/a)
  • China (n/a)
  • Indonesia
  • UNIDO (n/a)
  • UNSD (n/a)

Agenda Item 7: Reports Brought to the Attention of the Committee

  • Australia (n/a)
  • Japan
  • Mongolia (n/a)
  • ILO (n/a)

Agenda Item 8: Consideration of the Future Focus of the Statistics Subprogramme of the ESCAP Secretariat

  • China (n/a)
  • India (n/a)
  • Indonesia
  • Maldives (n/a)
  • New Zealand (n/a)
  • Philippines (n/a)
  • Samoa (n/a)

Presentations

Other

Draft Calendar of events for the week of Committee on Statistics, Fourth session
[English only]
Guidebook for Members
[English only]

Delegations Assessment

Following the meeting delegations attended filled out questionnaires regarding the session. A summary of the results is available for download.