Established by

Chief Executives Board for Coordination

Theme(s)

Economic & Social Affairs / Development / Migration

Year established

2002

Leadership

Mr. Pietro Gennari of FAO and Ms. Martine Durand of OECD

The Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA) was established in September 2002 in order to continue coordination in the statistical sector, which had been done by the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC) Subcommittee on Statistical Activities prior to 2002. An annual report on ongoing Committee activities is made available to the United Nations Statistical Commission and/or the High Level Committee on Programmes of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB).

Members of the Committee comprise international and supranational organizations, whose mandate includes the provision of international official statistics in the context of the Principles Governing International Statistical Activities, and which have a permanent embedded statistical service in their organization and regular contacts with countries.

Members include:

African Development Bank (AfDB)

 

Arab Institute for Training and Research in Statistics (AITRS)

 

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

 

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

 

Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

 

European Central Bank (ECB)

 

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

 

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

 

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

 

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

 

International Labour Organization (ILO)

 

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

 

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

 

Interstate Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CISSTAT)

 

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

 

Paris 21 (P21)

 

Statistical Center for the GCC member states (GCCSTAT)

 

Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)

 

Statistical Office of the European Union (EUROSTAT)

 

The Economic and Statistical Observatory of Sub-Saharan Africa (Afristat)

 

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

 

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

 

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

 

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

 

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC)

 

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

 

The Committee focuses its work on the following six main activities: 

  • efficient functioning of the statistical system; 
  • common standards and platforms; 
  • development of methodologies; 
  • inter-institutional support; 
  • outreach; 
  • advocacy for statistics.