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14 to 16 December 2016

United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC)
Bangkok, Thailand

By invitation only

The fifth session of the Committee on Statistics was held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand from 14 till 16 December 2016.

Delegations Assessment

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

Related documents

  1. Background document - Report of the EECCA Conference: Transformative Agenda for Official Statistics, Belarus, 6-7 October 2016
  2. Background document - papers from the Eleventh Session of the SPECA Governing Council, Ganja, Azerbaijan, 23 November 2016
  3. Background document - papers from the Asia-Pacific Conference: Transforming Official Statistics for implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Bangkok, 24-26 August 2016

Side Events

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Report of the Committee on Statistics on its fifth session E/ESCAP/CST(5)/9 中文 English Français русский

1. Opening of the session

List of Participants E/ESCAP/CST(5)/INF/2 - English - -
Tentative programme E/ESCAP/CST(5)/INF/3 - English - -
Annotated provisional agenda E/ESCAP/CST(5)/L.1 中文 English Français русский
Information note for participants E/ESCAP/CST(5)/INF/1 - English - -

2. Advancing official statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: a collective vision and framework for action by the Asia-Pacific statistical community

Advancing official statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: a collective vision and framework for action by the Asia-Pacific statistical community E/ESCAP/CST(5)/1/REV.1 中文 English Français русский
Data and statistics for the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific: outcomes of subregional consultations on the collective vision and framework for action E/ESCAP/CST(5)/INF/4 - English - -

3. Achieving the vision through existing regional initiatives

  • 3(a) Economic statistics

Progress in implementing the Regional Programme for the Improvement of Economic Statistics in Asia and the Pacific E/ESCAP/CST(5)/2 中文 English Français русский
  • 3(b) Population and social statistics

Meeting the data and statistics needs for socially inclusive development for all: proposed implementation plan for the regional strategy to improve population and social statistics in Asia and the Pacific E/ESCAP/CST(5)/3 中文 English Français русский
Meeting the data and statistics needs for socially inclusive development for all: proposed implementation plan for the regional strategy to improve population and social statistics in Asia and the Pacific E/ESCAP/CST(5)/3/Corr.1 中文 English Français русский
  • 3(C) Civil registration and vital statistics

Report on the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific on its 2nd meeting E/ESCAP/CST(5)/4 中文 English Français русский
  • 3(d) Disaster-related statistics

Progress towards the development of a statistical framework and guidance for a basic range of disasterrelated statistics E/ESCAP/CST(5)/5 中文 English Français русский
Progress in implementing the Regional Programme for the Improvement of Economic Statistics in Asia and the Pacific E/ESCAP/CST(5)/2 中文 English Français русский

4. The framework for action, partner coordination and stakeholder responsibilities

  • 4(a) Partners for Statistics Development in Asia-Pacific

Report of the activities of the Partners for Statistics Development in Asia-Pacific E/ESCAP/CST(5)/7 中文 English Français русский
  • 4(b) Network for the Coordination of Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific

Regional and national efforts to embrace big data for official statistics in Asia and the Pacific ESCAP/CST/2020/4 中文 English Français русский
  • 4(c): Transforming human resource management to build statistical institutions in Asia and the Pacific for the future:
Report of the Network for the Coordination of Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific E/ESCAP/CST(5)/8 中文 English Français русский

6. Reports brought to the attention of the Committee

  • 6(a) Bureau

Report on the activities of the Bureau since the fourth session of the Committee E/ESCAP/CST(5)/INF/6 - English - -

Agenda Item 2: Advancing official statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: a collective vision and framework for action by the Asia-Pacific statistical community, Committee on Statistics

Agenda Item 3: Achieving the vision through existing regional initiatives:

3a. Economic statistics

  • New Zealand (n/a)
  • Russian Federation (n/a)
  • United Kingdom (n/a)

3b. Population and social statistics

3c. Civil registration and vital statistics

3d. Disaster-related statistics

3e. Agricultural and rural statistics

Agenda Item 4: The framework for action, partner coordination and stakeholder responsibilities

(a) Consideration of the future focus of the statistics subprogramme of the secretariat;

(b) Partners for Statistics Development in Asia-Pacific; for the Coordination of Statistical Training in Asia and the Pacific

Agenda Item 5: Items for information

Agenda Item 6: Reports brought to the attention of the Committee

(a) Bureau;

(b) Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific

Agenda Item 7: Consideration of draft resolutions and decisions for submission to the Commission at its seventy-third session

  • Indonesia
  • Japan (n/a)
  • Maldives (n/a)
  • Mongolia (n/a)
  • Samoa (n/a)
  • Vanuatu (n/a)
  • SPC (n/a)

Agenda Item 8: Other matters

  • Australia (n/a)
  • Maldives (n/a)

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