The forty-seventh session of the Commission will discuss, among others, statistical support for the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, refugee statistics, big data and the International Comparison Programme. In addition to CRVS discussions under the agenda item at the Commission on Demographic Statistics, three CRVS related side events will be held to the 47th session of the Commission . These include a seminar on CRVS systems emphasizing the important relation between SDG’s for the on 2030 Agenda and CRVS. The Sixth meeting of the Global CRVS Group and a side event on CRVS organized by Statistics Norway and UNSD. See http://unstats.un.org/unsd/statcom/47th-session/side-events/ for more information, webcast of some of the events as well as copies of presentations given.