High Level Seminar on the Future of Economic Statistics
National Bureau of Statistics of China2020-09-30 11:59




Agenda

 

Monday, 3 June 2019

 

14:00 – 14:20

 

 

Opening Ceremony

Opening Statement by Mr. Mao Youfeng, Deputy Commissioner, National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS)

Opening Statement by Mr. Ivo Havinga, Assistant Director,, United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

Chair: Ms. Yu Fangdong, Director-General of Statistical Education and Training Center, NBS

 

14:20 – 16:00

Session 1: New Economics for Sustainable Development

 

Global Trends and the SDG Framework

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

Assessing the Quality of Infrastructure Through the Lens of Nighttime Lights

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

The Future of Economic Statistics

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

 

16:00 – 16:20

Tea Break

 

16:20 – 17:30

Global Economic Development

UNDESA

Panel Discussion: New Economics for Sustainable Development and the Implications for Economic Statistics

UNESCAP, ADB, AIIB

 

 

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

 

09:00 – 10:00

 

Session 2: Economic Statistics Response to the 2030 Agenda

Global Development in Economic Statistics

UNSD

Asia-Pacific in the Global System

UNESCAP

 

 

10:00 – 10:20

Tea Break

 

10:40 – 11:30

System of Environmental Economic Accounting

UNSD

Country Examples: Economic Statistics Directions

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Statistics Canada

 

 

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

 

14:00 – 15:30

Session 3: Institutional Transformation

Big Data and the Global Platform

UNSD

UNESCAP

New Statistical Services

Statistics Canada

BEA

 

 

15:30 – 15:50

Tea Break

 

15:50 – 17:00

Statistical Agencies as Data Steward

Statistics Canada

BEA

 

 

 

Friday, 5 June 2019

 

09:00 – 10:10

 

 

 

 

Session 4: Approaches to Standard Setting

Current Approach and Principles for the Update of System of Economic Statistics

UNSD

Distribution Income and Wealth

World Inequality Lab

 

10:10 – 10:30

Tea Break

 

10:30 – 11:30

Session 5: Future of Economic Statistics

Friends of the Chair on Economic Statistics

UNSD

Room Discussion on the Future of Economic Statistics

 

11:30 – 12:00

Closing Ceremony

 

Document

Seminar Manual

Information Note

Video

 

Annex
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