Third Working meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on Population and Social Statistics

6 Mar 2013 to 8 Mar 2013
Bangkok, Thailand

The main objective of the Third working meeting of the Technical Advisory GroupTAG was to discuss and agree on specific activities to implement the work plan approved by the third session of the Committee on Statistics. In particular the TAG aimed:
1. Agree on the strategy and content for refining the Core Set of population and social statistics, based on the feedback received from consultations with member States and partner international organizations, as well as on ongoing development debates at global and regional level;
2. Develop a framework and a detailed plan for the review of current national practices in population and social statistics;
3. Produce a detailed work plan for the TAG until the fourth session of the Committee on Statistics in December 2014.