international working groups

International Working Groups

The PARIS21 Secretariat contributes, engages and influences different international working groups, fora and initiatives in the context of the implementation of its mission:

  • Standing issue partner of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for the 2030 Agenda (HLG-PCCB)

  • Member of the Praia City Group on Governance Statistics, and member of its Steering Committee

  • Founding member and Secretariat of the Bern Network on Financing Data for Development, aiming to advance the implementation of the Cape Town Global Action Plan (CTGAP) for Sustainable Development Data

  • Member of the Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA)

  • Member of the Working Group on Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX)

  • Member of the Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Regional Core Group

  • Member of the Forum on African Statistical Development (FASDEV)

  • Member of the UN Global Working Group (GWG) on Big Data for Official Statistics

  • Founding member of the Global Network of Institutions for Statistical Training (GIST)

  • Observer at the UN Statistical Commission (UNSC)

  • Observer of the Friends of the Chair (FOC) group on the Implementation of the Fundamental Principles of Official Statistics (FPOS)

  • Observer of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)

  • Observer of ECA-AUC Statistical Commission for Africa and Committee of Directors-General of National Statistics Offices (StatCom-Africa/CoDG)

  • Observer of the ASEAN Community Statistical System (ACSS) Committee Meeting

  • Observer of the Meeting of Heads of SAARC Statistical Organizations (SAARCSTAT)

  • Observer of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (SCCS)

  • Observer of the Pacific Statistics Steering Committee (PSSC) Statistics

Previous notable contributions:

  • Member of UNECE Task Force on Communicating Gender Statistics

  • Co-chair of the Global Strategy to improve agricultural and rural statistics (GSARS) Task Team (FAO)

  • Co-chair of the Programme Committee for the 1st UN World Data Forum (Cape Town, South Africa)

  • Member of the Programme Committee for the 2nd UN World Data Forum (Dubai, UAE)

  • Member of the Independent Expert Advisory Group (IEAG) on a Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

  • Member of the Expert Group on Refugee and IDP Statistics (EGRIS)

  • Member of the Friends of the Chair Group (FOC) on Broader Measures of Progress

  • Member of UNECE Task Force on the Value of Official Statistics

  • Member of UNECE Task Force on Communicating Gender Statistics

  • Member of Task Group on Capacity Development (TGCAP)

  • Member of the Thematic Working Group on Statistics (TWG-Stats) of the United Nations Asia-Pacific Regional Coordination Mechanism