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First seminar 'New Frontiers in Statistical Data Collection'

For papers and presentations given at the 2012 seminar, as well as the final report, please see the meeting web page,


Second seminar

A second seminar is planned for 25-27 September in Geneva, Switzerland.  Mark your diaries!  Details will be made available on the meeting webpage as plans develop.


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Seminars and Workshops

Here you find all information of  Seminars and Workshops organized by UNECE in the area of Statistical Data Collection. They are organized by a Steering Committee and until 2016 overseen by the Modernisation Committee on Products and Sources.

Abstracts, Papers and Presentations are provided here as well as reports and evaluations of the workshops. Information on upcoming workshops will be posted here as soon as available.

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2017 Data Collection Workshop

10 - 12 October 2017Statistics CanadaOttawa, Canada

2016 Data Collection Workshop: Visions on Future Surveying

3 - 5 October 2016Statistics Netherlands (CBS)The Netherlands, the Hague

2015 Data Collection Workshop: Riding the Wave of the Data Deluge

29 April – 1 May 2015Bureau of Labor StatisticsUnited States of America, Washington D.C.

2013 Seminar on statistical data collection

25 - 27 September 2013

UNECESwitzerland, Geneva

2012 Seminar: new frontiers in statistical data collection

31 October - 2 November 2012

UNECESwitzerland, Geneva







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Very well received

It was held from 3 to 5 October in the Hague and consisted of 30 presentations in 5 sessions. Statistics Netherlands (CBS) was a perfect host. It was organized back-to-back with the Workshop on . Over 135 participants from nearly 50 countries and 60 organisations attended the event. There were four discussion rounds and in the special event on the joint day,15 teams challenged each other in producing tangible output. We thank participants, organizers and steering committee members for their contributions.


May the labour force be with you! Winner of at the joint event of the Data Collection, and Dissemination and Communication Workshops.

Martine Zaïda (OECD); Gabrielle Beaudoin (Statistics Canada); Manuela Murgia (Istat, Italy); Ray Freeman (Statistics New Zealand); Karin Hansson (Statistics Sweden). Also staring: Robin Lachman (Statistics Netherlands)




The 2015 Statistical Data Collection Workshop: Riding the Wave of the Data Deluge  was successfully held from 29 April to 1 May in Washington D.C., United States of America. It was held back-to-back with the Workshop on the Communication of Statistics (27-29 April). We thank participants, organizers and steering committee members for their contributions.




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