The 53rd session of the Statistical Commission was held online in a virtual format from New York on 1 - 4 March 2022.
The United Nations Statistical Commission, established in 1947, is the highest body of the global statistical system. It brings together the Chief Statisticians from member states from around the world. It is the highest decision making body for international statistical activities especially the setting of statistical standards, the development of concepts and methods and their implementation at the national and international level. The Statistical Commission now consists of 24 member countries of the United Nations, elected by the United Nations Economic and Social Council on the basis of an equitable geographical distribution, with the term of office of four years.
The discussion and decision related to civil registration, vital statistics and statelessness statistics was on Agenda item 3(f), which you can find more details here.
In addition, a number of virtual side events were taking place between 31 January and 14 March 2022 to discuss various aspects of official statistics.
Please visit the 53rd session website for more information.