5 E4: Statistical co-operation with European and Mediterranean Countries Transition FacilityWestern Balkan countriesEuropean Neighbourhood PolicyAcceding and candidate countries
6 E4: Statistical co-operation with European and Mediterranean Countries “Front-office” in E4, “back-office” in production unitsManages programmesProgrammes are specifically statistical
7 New member states Institutional building Help to comply with statistical legislation (acquis)
8 Acceding, Candidate, Western Balkan countries Acceding: monitor commitments made in negotiations; support efforts to apply acquis;Candidates: contribute to negotiations; support efforts to apply acquis;Western Balkans: monitor negotiations and implementation of Stabilisation and Association Agreements (SAA) – e.g. some acquis, trade, free movement, etc.
9 European Neighbourhood Policy ENP-TACIS countries: strengthen national statistical systems, support adoption of European statistical methods; through ENP actions plane, bilateral discussions;ENP-MED: continue supporting regional integration; harmonisation, dissemination, exchange of experience; through ENP action plans, EU co-operation policies.
10 European and Mediterranean countries: co-ordination of technical co-operation Few donors in regionQuestionnaireEurostat working groupEconomic Commission for Europe / CIS-Stat
11 E5: International Statistical Co-operation International organisationsEEAAsia, Latin AmericaSwissASEANC. Asia CISAfrica, Caribbean, PacificECOWASUEMOACOMESACentral AmericaPALOPAndean Comm.SADCMercosur, ChileCaricomSpecific policies / ad hoc
12 E5: International Statistical Co-operation No budgetMainly provides own “back office” supportAdvisory roleMainly regional approachDoes not “lead” projectsStatistical elements of wider projects
13 EU Finance for Development EU the largest donor of development aid:- 55 % of global ODA (Official Development Aid) in terms of aid volume;- The most important economic and trade partner of the developing world;EU committed to go further:0.41 % GNI (0.51 % old Member States, 0.17 % new)0.56 % GNI for EU-25 by 20100.70 % GNI by 2015
14 “Development Policy: the European Consensus” (COM(2005)311) Poverty reductionMDGsGood Governance (including statistics?)Human rightsTradeSustainable Development
15 Set of 10 MDG indicators Selected by the EC TypeIndicatorSuggested periodicityImpact1. Proportion of population below $1 per dayMedium-term2. Prevalence of underweight children (under-fiveyears of age)3. Under-five mortality rateOutcome4. Net enrolment ratio in primary educationAnnual5. Primary Completion Rate6. Ratio of girls to boys in primary, secondary andtertiary education7. Proportion of births attended by skilled healthpersonnel8. Proportion of 1 year old children immunisedagainst measles9. HIV prevalence among year old pregnantWomen10. Proportion of population with sustainable access to an improved water sourceMedium-term
16 Eurostat’s role on technical cooperation and MDGs Providing technical advice to DGDev, Relex and AIDCO;Programming of aid (National IndicativeProgrammes - Nips and the Regional Indicative Programmes – Rips);Implementation of projects;Evaluation
17 ACP, Asia, Latin America: co-ordination of technical co-operation Paris21 “Light reporting”Economic Commission for Europe / CIS-StatCo-ordination Committee on Statistical ActivitiesEU Statistical Programme Committee: UK initiative