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XII Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC

The Statistical Conference of the Americas of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is a subsidiary body of the Commission, established pursuant to United Nations Economic and Social Council resolution 2000/7, whose mandates include promoting the development and improvement of national statistics and their international comparability, bearing in mind the recommendations of the United Nations Statistical Commission, specialized agencies, and other organizations deemed relevant; promote international, regional and bilateral cooperation between national offices and international and regional organizations, and prepare a biennial program of regional and international cooperation activities that, subject to the availability of resources, responds to the demands of the countries of the region.
The activities of the Conference are framed within the Strategic Plan 2015-2025which establishes as lines of action institutional strengthening and the leading role of national statistical offices, the development of human resources and statistical production to ensure their quality, and regional and international coordination and cooperation for the development of official statistics in the region.
At the XII Meeting of the Statistical Conference of the Americas of ECLAC, the results of the Conference’s 2022-2023 Biennial Program of Regional and International Cooperation Activities will be examined and the proposals for the creation of the working groups corresponding to the 2024-2025 biennium will be presented and approved. It is also up to the Conference to elect the new Executive Committee for the period 2024-2025.
On the other hand, some relevant issues for the statistical development of the region related to the foStrengthening environmental, climate change and disaster statisticsthe progress in the implementation of statistical and geographic dissemination platformshe use of statistical models to increase the availability of disaggregated data and the regional mechanisms to strengthen compliance with the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics.

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