4th Joint UN-GGIM: Europe – ESS – UNECE Meeting on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information

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

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

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