The 68th plenary session of the Conference of European Statisticians (CES) started its work as videoconference on 22 June 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland. The CES is one of the oldest statistical bodies in the world, it was founded in 1953 by the League of Nations, and the first Conference on Statistics was held in 1928.
Mr. Bakhodir Begalov, the Chairman of the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and heads of branch departments take part in the 68th plenary session The agenda of the CES, which is being held from 22-24 June 2020, includes the following topics: new CES guidelines and recommendations, UNECE statistical programs for 2020 and 2021, globalization and the future of economic statistics, measuring digital transformation, data management - NSOs in a changing world, and many others.
CES participants review and adopt international statistical standards, get acquainted with international best practices and the latest recommendations and achievements in the field of statistics.
As a result of the event, a work plan for 2021, practical recommendations of the CES, which will serve as the basis for strategic planning of the work of national statistical institutes, will be developed.