Joint UN-GGIM: Europe – ESS - UNECE Meeting on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information

Joint Meeting 2018

The 4th Joint UN-GGIM: Europe - ESS - UNECE Meeting was hosted by Eurostat in Luxembourg on the 18th March 2018

Meeting Chair: Gunter Schäfer, Eurostat

Item 1 - Introduction and adoption of agenda Gunter Schäfer, Eurostat

Item 2  - Report on the activities of UN-GGIM: Europe during 2017 Carol Agius, UN-GGIM: Europe

Item 3 -  Report on the activities of UNECE relating to geospatial information management Steven Vale, UNECE

SESSION 1: Report from UN-GGIM: Europe Working Groups

Item 4 -  Report and update from Working Group Core Data François Chirié IGN, France

Item 5 -  UN-GGIM: Europe working group Data Integration Pier-Giorgio Zaccheddu BKG, Germany

SESSION 2: The role of geospatial information in statistics for the Sustainable Development Goals

Item 6 - Overview of the SDGs and the Conference of European Statisticians Roadmap for SDG Statistics  Steven Vale, UNECE

Item 7 - Outcomes of the Workshop on Integrating non-traditional data sources in the production of the SDG indicators Volker Täube, EFTA Statistics Office

Item 8 -  Report from the IAEG-SDGs Working Group on Geospatial Information Pier-Giorgio Zaccheddu BKG, Germany

Item 9  - Presentation on EU work on SDGs Fritz Gebhard Eurostat

SESSION 3: International collaboration activities

Item 10 - UN-GGIM: Europe and UNECE plans for greater collaboration and joint activities Bengt Kjellson, UN-GGIM: Europe

Item 11 - Update on the work of the UN Expert Group on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information Ian Coady ONS, UK

Item 12 - Plans for a new OGC Statistical Geospatial Domain Working Group on the integration of statistical and geospatial standards – call for participation Ian Coady ONS, UK

SESSION 4: Panel Session

Item 13 - Priorities for capacity development relating to the integration of statistical and geospatial information UN-GGIM: Europe, UNECE, Eurostat, EFGS, EuroGeographics

Item 14 - Wrap up and closing remarks from the Chair