Economic and Social Council

(5th meeting) 50th Statistical Commission

(5th meeting) 50th Statistical Commission
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International Comparison Programme - Item 3 (k)

The Commission began its consideration of the sub-item and heard a statement by the representative of the World Bank, who introduced document E/CN.3/2019/14.

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International Comparison Programme - Item 3 (k) The Commission began its consideration of the sub-item and heard a statement by the representative of the World Bank, who introduced document E/CN.3/2019/14. Statements were made by the representatives of Egypt and Equatorial Guinea, as well as by the observers of Oman, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia (on behalf of the Gulf Cooperation Council), Bangladesh, the United Republic of Tanzania (on behalf of the Group of African States), Suriname (on behalf of the Caribbean Community), Morocco and Myanmar. The Chief of the Economic Statistics Branch, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, summarized the discussion. Environmental-economic accounting - Item 3 (l) The Commission began its consideration of the sub-item and heard a statement by the representative of the Netherlands, who introduced document E/CN.3/2019/15. Statements were made by the representatives of Mexico, Germany, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Egypt, as well as by the observers of Zambia (on behalf of the Group of African States), Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Thailand, the Philippines, Italy, Bangladesh, Australia, Finland, Latvia, Malaysia, Suriname (on behalf of the Caribbean Community), India and Mongolia. A statement was also made by the representative of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The Chief of the Environmental Economic Accounts Section, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, summarized the discussion. Disaster-related statistics - Item 3 (m) The Commission began its consideration of the sub-item and heard a statement by the Inter-Regional Adviser on Organization and Management of National Statistical Systems of the United Nations Statistical Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, who introduced document E/CN.3/2019/16. Statements were made by the representatives of the Republic of Korea, China, Peru and Canada, as well as by the observers of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Namibia, Armenia, Italy, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Uruguay, Pakistan, Finland, Slovenia, Chile and Mongolia. The Inter-Regional Adviser on Organization and Management of National Statistical Systems of the United Nations Statistical Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, summarized the discussion. The meeting was suspended. The meeting was resumed. International migration statistics - Item 3 (n) The Commission began its consideration of the sub-item and heard a statement by the Chief of the Social and Gender Statistics Section, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, who introduced document E/CN.3/2019/17. Statements were made by the representatives of the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland, Cuba, Colombia and Egypt, as well as by the observers of Albania, Morocco (on behalf of the Group of African States), Estonia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Malta, the Sudan, Myanmar, Angola, Georgia, Norway, Pakistan, Chile and Finland. Organization of work The Chair made a statement.