(1st meeting) Opening of the 50th Statistical Commission
5 Mar 2019 - Better Data. Better Lives - 50th Statistical Commission (5-8 March 2019). 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.