News 3 Jul 2017

Director General of Statistics Finland elected as Chairperson of the Conference of European Statisticians (CES)

Director General Marjo Bruun has been elected Chairperson of the Conference of European Statisticians and its Bureau on 21 June 2017. Ms Bruun’s term will run until June 2019.

The Conference of European Statisticians (CES) is a cooperative body of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The Conference of European Statisticians established in 1953 is one of the oldest international statistical bodies working on international statistics. Over 60 countries and international organisations take part in its activities.

The task of the Conference of European Statisticians is to coordinate statistical cooperation, develop guidelines and recommendations on statistical methodology, build capacity to improve national statistics, and collect and disseminate internationally comparable statistical.

The activities of the Conference of European Statisticians are steered by its Bureau, which is composed of eight Directors General of national statistical institutes and six representatives of international organisations.

Further information about CES

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