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72nd plenary session of the Conference of European Statisticians

20 June (9:30) - 21 June (17:30) 2024
Geneva Switzerland

The 72nd plenary session of the Conference of European Statisticians (CES) will take place on 20-21 June 2024 in Palais des Nations, Geneva. Simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Russian will be provided.

The Conference provides a platform for addressing emerging issues and developing guidelines and recommendations to improve national statistics and their international comparability. It is one of the oldest statistical bodies globally, with its roots in the League of Nations and the first Conference on Statistics in 1928. Over the years, the Conference has played a significant role in promoting statistical development in its member countries.

Please see the updated information about the entry to Palais des Nations in the information note.

Participants are requested to register online by 25 May 2024.

Provisional agenda, timetable and information note

59630 _ Information note (UPDATED 12 June) _ 389550 _ English _ 773 _ 414821 _ pdf
59630 _ ECE/CES/106 - Annotated provisional agenda for the seventy-second plenary session _ 390175 _ English _ 773 _ 410879 _ pdf
59630 _ ECE/CES/106 - Annotated provisional agenda for the seventy-second plenary session _ 390175 _ French _ 780 _ 410880 _ pdf
59630 _ ECE/CES/106 - Annotated provisional agenda for the seventy-second plenary session _ 390175 _ Russian _ 864 _ 410881 _ pdf
59630 _ ECE/CES/106/Add.1 - Tentative timetable _ 390647 _ English _ 773 _ 414905 _ pdf
59630 _ ECE/CES/106/Add.1 - Tentative timetable _ 390647 _ Russian _ 864 _ 415129 _ pdf

2. Strategic directions in the work of statistical offices and geospatial agencies

60473 _ ECE/CES/2024/7 - Strategic directions of the work of the Conference of European Statisticians _ 390563 _ English _ 773 _ 411754 _ pdf
60473 _ ECE/CES/2024/7 - Strategic directions of the work of the Conference of European Statisticians _ 390563 _ French _ 780 _ 411755 _ pdf
60473 _ ECE/CES/2024/7 - Strategic directions of the work of the Conference of European Statisticians _ 390563 _ Russian _ 864 _ 411756 _ pdf
60473 _ Presentation - CES - Strategic directions in the work of statistical offices and geospatial agencies _ 392072 _ English _ 773 _ 415229 _ pdf
60473 _ Presentation - UN-GGIM: Europe - Strategic Direction. A view from the UN-GGIM Community _ 392073 _ English _ 773 _ 415230 _ pdf

3. Linking data across domains and sources

60474 _ ECE/CES/2024/5 - In-depth review of linking data across domains and sources _ 390736 _ English _ 773 _ 412229 _ PDF
60474 _ ECE/CES/2024/5 - In-depth review of linking data across domains and sources _ 390736 _ French _ 780 _ 412230 _ PDF
60474 _ ECE/CES/2024/5 - In-depth review of linking data across domains and sources _ 390736 _ Russian _ 864 _ 412231 _ PDF
60474 _ ECE/CES/2024/INF.1 - In-depth review of linking data across domains and sources – detailed results of the survey _ 390750 _ English _ 773 _ 412289 _ pdf
60474 _ Presentation - Canada - CES in-depth review on linking data across domains and sources _ 392074 _ English _ 773 _ 415231 _ pdf
60474 _ Presentation - Denmark - Danish Basic Data Programme & Data Distributor Platform _ 392076 _ English _ 773 _ 415233 _ pdf

5. Use of Artificial Intelligence and Large Language Models in official statistics and authoritative geospatial data

60476 _ Presentation - Germany - It's the quality that counts _ 392079 _ English _ 773 _ 415236 _ pdf
60476 _ Presentation - Ireland - Unlocking AI Potential: LLMs and broader AI work at the CSO _ 392082 _ English _ 773 _ 415239 _ pdf
60476 _ Presentation - Switzerland - Statbot.Swiss A Chatbot to query Swiss Open Data _ 392083 _ English _ 773 _ 415240 _ pdf
60476 _ Presentation - IMF - Exploring Official Statistics using Generative AI and SDMX _ 392084 _ English _ 773 _ 415241 _ pdf

6. Implementation of the 2025 System of National Accounts in the Conference of European Statisticians member countries

60477 _ ECE/CES/2024/18 - Toward the 2025 System of National Accounts _ 390787 _ English _ 773 _ 412402 _ PDF
60477 _ ECE/CES/2024/18 - Toward the 2025 System of National Accounts _ 390787 _ French _ 780 _ 412403 _ PDF
60477 _ ECE/CES/2024/18 - Toward the 2025 System of National Accounts _ 390787 _ Russian _ 864 _ 412404 _ PDF
60477 _ ECE/CES/2024/27 - Approach to System of National Accounts 2025 in Canada _ 391472 _ English _ 773 _ 414198 _ pdf
60477 _ Presentation - SNA Update Team - Towards the 2025 SNA. Progress report on the SNA update _ 392128 _ English _ 773 _ 415273 _ pdf

7. Coordination of international statistical work in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe region

60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/4 - In-depth review of use cases for supplementary population bases _ 390635 _ English _ 773 _ 411894 _ pdf
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/4 - In-depth review of use cases for supplementary population bases _ 390635 _ French _ 780 _ 411895 _ pdf
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/4 - In-depth review of use cases for supplementary population bases _ 390635 _ Russian _ 864 _ 411896 _ pdf
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/4/Add.1 - Outcome of the consultation on the in-depth review of use cases for supplementary population bases _ 391861 _ English _ 773 _ 414906 _ pdf
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/5 - In-depth review of linking data across domains and sources _ 390736 _ English _ 773 _ 412229 _ PDF
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/5 - In-depth review of linking data across domains and sources _ 390736 _ French _ 780 _ 412230 _ PDF
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/5 - In-depth review of linking data across domains and sources _ 390736 _ Russian _ 864 _ 412231 _ PDF
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/INF.1 - In-depth review of linking data across domains and sources – detailed results of the survey _ 390750 _ English _ 773 _ 412289 _ pdf
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/6 - In-depth review of timeliness, frequency and granularity of official statistics _ 390762 _ English _ 773 _ 412316 _ PDF
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/6 - In-depth review of timeliness, frequency and granularity of official statistics _ 390762 _ French _ 780 _ 412317 _ PDF
60478 _ ECE/CES/2024/6 - In-depth review of timeliness, frequency and granularity of official statistics _ 390762 _ Russian _ 864 _ 412318 _ PDF

8. Data ethics – a key enabler of social acceptability

9. Work of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics

60480 _ ECE/CES/2024/9 - Report on the work of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics _ 390742 _ English _ 773 _ 412249 _ PDF
60480 _ ECE/CES/2024/9 - Report on the work of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics _ 390742 _ French _ 780 _ 412250 _ PDF
60480 _ ECE/CES/2024/9 - Report on the work of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics _ 390742 _ Russian _ 864 _ 412251 _ PDF
60480 _ ECE/CES/2024/10 - 2024 work programme of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics _ 390461 _ English _ 773 _ 411549 _ pdf
60480 _ ECE/CES/2024/10 - 2024 work programme of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics _ 390461 _ French _ 780 _ 411550 _ pdf
60480 _ ECE/CES/2024/10 - 2024 work programme of the High-Level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics _ 390461 _ Russian _ 864 _ 411551 _ pdf

10. Reports, guidelines and recommendations prepared under the umbrella of the Conference

60310 _ ECE/CES/2024/2 - Subjective poverty _ 390761 _ English _ 773 _ 412313 _ PDF
60310 _ ECE/CES/2024/2 - Subjective poverty _ 390761 _ French _ 780 _ 412314 _ PDF
60310 _ ECE/CES/2024/2 - Subjective poverty _ 390761 _ Russian _ 864 _ 412315 _ PDF
60310 _ For consultation - Subjective poverty _ 390061 _ English _ 773 _ 410550 _ pdf
60310 _ ECE/CES/2024/2/Add.1 - Results of the consultation on the guidance on measuring subjective poverty _ 391878 _ English _ 773 _ 414931 _ PDF
60310 _ ECE/CES/2024/3 - New version of the Generic Statistical Information Model _ 390521 _ English _ 773 _ 411671 _ pdf
60310 _ ECE/CES/2024/3 - New version of the Generic Statistical Information Model _ 390521 _ French _ 780 _ 411673 _ pdf
60310 _ ECE/CES/2024/3 - New version of the Generic Statistical Information Model _ 390521 _ Russian _ 864 _ 411675 _ pdf

11. Programme of work of the Statistics subprogramme of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/12 - Report of the Regional Coordination Group on Data and Statistics for Europe and Central Asia _ 390176 _ English _ 773 _ 410882 _ pdf ECE_CES_2024_12_Corr.1_E.pdf (application/pdf, 38.75 KB) pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/12 - Report of the Regional Coordination Group on Data and Statistics for Europe and Central Asia _ 390176 _ Russian _ 864 _ 410884 _ pdf ECE_CES_2024_12_Corr.1_R.pdf (application/pdf, 140.94 KB) pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/11 - Matters arising from the fifty-fifth session of the United Nations Statistical Commission _ 391883 _ English _ 773 _ 414939 _ pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/15 - Statistical programme 2024 _ 390509 _ English _ 773 _ 411641 _ pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/15 - Statistical programme 2024 _ 390509 _ French _ 780 _ 411642 _ pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/15 - Statistical programme 2024 _ 390509 _ Russian _ 864 _ 411643 _ pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/16 - Draft Programme of work of the Statistics subprogramme for 2025 _ 390222 _ English _ 773 _ 411022 _ pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/16 - Draft Programme of work of the Statistics subprogramme for 2025 _ 390222 _ French _ 780 _ 411023 _ pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/16 - Draft Programme of work of the Statistics subprogramme for 2025 _ 390222 _ Russian _ 864 _ 411024 _ pdf
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/16/Add.1 - List of meetings in the area of statistics to be held from July 2024 to December 2025 _ 391882 _ English _ 773 _ 414938 _ PDF
60481 _ ECE/CES/2024/INF.3 - Outline of key components of the programme of work of the Statistics subprogramme for 2026 _ 392058 _ English _ 773 _ 415201 _ pdf

Reports of the CES Bureau meetings, progress reports of Teams of Specialists (Steering Groups and Task Forces) and reports of expert meetings

62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.2 - Report of the Workshop on Population and Housing Censuses _ 391917 _ English _ 773 _ 414990 _ pdf
62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.3 - Report of the EFTA/UNECE Workshop on the Generic Law on Official Statistics _ 391918 _ English _ 773 _ 414991 _ pdf
62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.4 - Report of the UNECE Expert Meeting on Statistical Data Confidentiality _ 391919 _ English _ 773 _ 414992 _ pdf
62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.5 - Report of the Conference of European Statisticians 2023 October Bureau meeting _ 391920 _ English _ 773 _ 414993 _ pdf
62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.6 - Report of the UNECE Expert Meeting on Dissemination and Communication of Statistics _ 391922 _ English _ 773 _ 414996 _ pdf
62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.8 - Report of the Workshop on Financial Accounts 2023 _ 391923 _ English _ 773 _ 414997 _ pdf
62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.11 - Report of the Meeting of the Group of Experts on Measuring Poverty and Inequality _ 391925 _ English _ 773 _ 414999 _ pdf
62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.12 - Report of the Conference of European Statisticians 2024 February Bureau meeting _ 391926 _ English _ 773 _ 415000 _ pdf
62916 _ ECE/CES/2024/14/Add.13 - Report of the UNECE/UNICEF Expert Meeting on Statistics on Children _ 391927 _ English _ 773 _ 415001 _ pdf