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Webinar National Accounts System - Towards the 2025 SNA

This webinar is the first in a series of regional seminars within the framework of the updating process of the System National Account (SNA) and Balance of Payments Manual (BPM) and is organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the Commission. Economic for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Virtual meeting, Chile - 1 Jul 2021

Description

In this framework, the purpose of the webinars is to achieve the following objectives and the related documentation:

  1. Inform compilers on progress with the SNA and BPM update programme.
  2. Introduce conceptual / compilation topics to encourage informed participation in global consultation on Guidance Notes (GN)
  3. Collect and verify information from the baseline evaluation (on the statistical capacity of the countries to implement the new recommendations)
  4. Obtain opinions on user demand for the new recommendations.
  5. Explore potential volunteers for early implementation of the new recommendations.
  6. Gather information on the countries' implementation plans.

01/07/2021

  • 15:00 to 15:15
    Welcome remarks

             ▪ Representative of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)
             ▪ Representative of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
             ▪ Representative of CARICOM

    Webinar National Accounts System - Towards the 2025 SNA

     

  • 15:15 to 15:30
    1. 2008 SNA update overview
    • • Procedures - Endorsement
      • Timeline
  • 15:30 to 15:50
    2. Task teams and guidance notes
    • • Research topics
      • Status - GNs
      • Global consultation
  • 15:50 to 16:05
    3. Assessment and experimental estimates / Early Implementation
    • • Initiative
      • Current implementation status
      • Outreach
  • 16:05 to 16:35
    » Round the table: questions / comments
  • 16:35 to 16:45
    B r e a k
  • 16:45 to 17:45
    4. Experience of the participation in the Expert Group on National Accounts (AEG): Country experiences
    • • Overview of National Accounts Statistics in LAC region
      • ARGENTINA
      • COSTA RICA
      • JAMAICA
           » Round the table: questions / comments
  • 17:45 to 18:00
    5. Meeting wrap-up and way forward
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1 Jul 2021
Meetings and technical symposiums
Connection platform: WEBEX
Time: 15:00-18:00 (UTC -4)
Virtual meeting
Chile

Contact

Paula Fuenzalida
Statistics Division
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
paula.fuenzalida@cepal.org
(56-2) 2210 2634

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