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Regional workshop on legal frameworks for the production of official statistics

This meeting between the National Statistics Offices (NSOs) of Latin America and the Caribbean is proposed as a space for reflection and discussion about the state of the National Statistical Systems (NSS) of the region and the main challenges of the institutional framework and its legal frameworks, based on the exchange of experiences, processes and activities on statistical laws.

Bogotá, Colombia - 3-5 Jul 2018

Description

The regional workshop on legal frameworks for the production of official statistics is an initiative of the Working Group on Institutional Strengthening (GTFI) of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC and is organized by the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) of Colombia and ECLAC, as Coordinator and Technical Secretariat of the Group, respectively.

The meeting is funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Development Account of the United Nations, Tranch 10.

The workshop is organized into four blocks that considers topics, such as:

  1. Importance of the National Statistical Systems and the establishment of a legal framework.
  2. Organization and governance of the National Statistical Systems.
  3. Conditions for the production and dissemination of statistics in the legal framework
  4. Challenges and perspectives for the strengthening and regional implementation of statistical laws.

» Photographs of the Regional workshop on legal frameworks for the production of official statistics

03/07/2018

  • 09:00 to 09:30
    Opening words
    • • Mauricio Perfetti del Corral, Director, DANE
      • Xavier Mancero, División de Estadísticas, CEPAL / ECLAC Statistics Division
      • Rafael de la Cruz, Representante del BID en Colombia / IDB Representative in Colombia
      • Gabriel Gamez, División de Estadísticas de las Naciones Unidas (DENU) / United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
  • 09:30 to 11:00
    SESSION I: IMPORTANCE OF NATIONAL STATISTICAL SYSTEMS (NSS) AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LEGAL FRAMEWORK
    • Geoffrey Greenwell, Paris21
      Marcos normativos para la organización de los Sistemas Estadísticos Nacionales
      José Antonio Mejía, BID / IDB
      Contexto político-institucional y desarrollo de los SEN
      - Preguntas del auditorio / Questions from the audience
  • 11:30 to 12:45
    SESSION II: LEGAL FRAMEWORKS: ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNANCE OF NATIONAL STATISTICAL SYSTEMS
    • Gabriel Gamez, DENU / UNSD
      Basic elements of a statistical law for the organization and governance of NSSs
      Claudia Junker, Eurostat
      Marco de la UE y prácticas de los países con respecto a la coordinación de los sistemas estadísticos nacionales / EU framework and country practices regarding the coordination of national statistical systems
      - Preguntas del auditorio / Questions from the audience
  • 14:00 to 16:00
    Panel 1: Structure and implementation of statistical laws of the NSS in the region
    • » Moderador / Moderator: CUBA
      ▪ Panelistas / Panelist:
      − COLOMBIA
      − GRANADA / GRENADA
      − MEXICO
      − PARAGUAY
      - Preguntas del auditorio y conclusiones del panel / Questions from the audience and conclusions of the panel
      Pauline Stockins, CEPAL / ECLAC
      Desafíos de los SEN para el seguimiento de los ODS
      - Preguntas del auditorio / Questions from the audience
  • 16:00 to 17:30
    Panel 2: Normative mechanisms to coordinate the NSS and the SDGs in the region: Opportunities and challenges
    • » Moderador / Moderator: ANTIGUA Y BARBUDA / ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
      ▪ Panelistas / Panelist:
      − REPUBLICA DOMINICANA / DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
      − HONDURAS
      − JAMAICA
      − SANTA LUCIA / SAINT LUCIA
      - Preguntas del auditorio y conclusiones del panel / Questions from the audience and conclusions of the panel

04/07/2018

  • 08:30 to 10:00
    SESSION III: LEGAL FRAMEWORKS: CONDITIONS FOR THE PRODUCTION AND DISSEMINATION OF STATISTICS
    • Gabriel Gamez, DENU / UNSD
      Basic elements of a statistical law for the production and dissemination of statistics
      Gabriel Gamez, DENU / UNSD
      Mechanisms for the assurance of statistical quality
      - Preguntas del auditorio / Questions from the audience
  • 10:00 to 12:00
    Panel 1: Regulatory framework and quality assurance in the countries of the region
    • » Moderador / Moderator: NICARAGUA
      ▪ Panelistas / Panelist:
      − BRASIL / BRAZIL
      − COLOMBIA
      − COSTA RICA
      − ECUADOR
      − PERU
      - Preguntas del auditorio y conclusiones del panel / Questions from the audience and conclusions of the panel
      Wim Kloek - Aleksandra Bujnowska, Eurostat
      Normative scope for the treatment of confidentiality and dissemination of official statistics
      - Preguntas del auditorio / Question from the audience
  • 12:00 to 15:15
    Panel 2: Confidentiality and dissemination of NSS information in the regulatory framework: practices and challenges in the region
    • » Moderador / Moderator: SAN VICENTE Y LAS GRANADINAS / SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
      ▪ Panelistas / Panelist:
      − ARGENTINA
      − BELICE / BELIZE
      − SURINAME
      − • VENEZUELA VENEZUELA (REPUBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE / BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF)
      - Preguntas del auditorio y conclusiones del panel / Questions from the audience and conclusions of the panel
      Geoffrey Greenwell, Paris21
      Acceso a fuentes alternativas para la producción estadística / Access to alternative sources for statistical production
      - Preguntas del auditorio / Questions from audience
  • 15:30 to 17:00
    Panel 3: Regulatory barriers and opportunities for the use of administrative records and information exchange among NSS members
    • » Moderador / Moderator: SAINT KITTS Y NEVIS / SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
      ▪ Panelistas / Panelist:
      − BARBADOS
      − BOLIVIA (ESTADO PLURINACIONAL DE / PLURINATIONAL STATE OF)
      − MEXICO
      − URUGUAY
      - Preguntas del auditorio y conclusiones del panel / Questions from the audience and conclusions of the panel
      - Explicación metodológica de las mesas de trabajo / Methodological explanation of the work tables

05/07/2018

  • 08:30 to 13:30
    SESSION IV: WORKING TABLES. CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES FOR THE STRENGTHENING AND REGIONAL IMPLEMENTATION OF STATISTICAL LAWS
    • » Moderador / Moderator: Gabriel Gamez, DENU / UNSD
      Mesa / Table 1: Fortalecimiento marco legal de los SEN / Strengthening the legal framework of the NSS
      » Moderador / Moderator: Abdullahi Abdulkadri, CEPAL / ECLAC
      Mesa / Table 2: Direccionamiento de los SEN / Addressing the NSS
      » Moderador / Moderator: Geoffrey Greenwell, Paris21
      Mesa / Table 3: Retos entre el SEN y los ODS / Challenges between the SEN and the SDGs
      » Moderador / Moderator: Rocío Miranda y Pauline Stockins, CEPAL / ECLAC
      Mesa / Table 4: Aseguramiento de la calidad estadística en el marco normativo / Assurance of statistical quality in the regulatory framework
      » Moderador / Moderator: José Antonio Mejía, BID / IDB
      Mesa / Table 5: Confidencialidad y el uso de fuentes alternativas para la producción de estadísticas / Confidentiality and the use of alternative sources for the production of statistics
      - Conclusiones mesas de trabajo / Conclusions of the working tables
      - Principales conclusiones del taller y próximos pasos / Main conclusions of the workshop and next steps
      » Palabras de cierre del evento / Closing remarks
      • Mauricio Perfetti del Corral, Director, DANE
      • Xavier Mancero, División de Estadísticas, CEPAL / ECLAC
      • Rafael de la Cruz, Representante del BID en Colombia / IDB Representative in Colombia
      • Gabriel Gamez, DENU / UNSD
Statistical Conference of the Americas of the ECLAC
3-5 Jul 2018
Meetings and technical symposiums
Hotel Wyndham Bogotá. Salón Arango
Av. La Esperanza No. 51-40
Bogotá
Colombia

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