Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

James Whitworth Head of Unit International Statistical Co-operation Eurostat.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "James Whitworth Head of Unit International Statistical Co-operation Eurostat."— Presentation transcript:

1 James Whitworth Head of Unit International Statistical Co-operation Eurostat

2 Eurostat engagement in EU policies for international statistical co-operation n Eurostat organisation n Co-operation with European and Mediterranean countries n International statistical co-operation

3 Eurostat: as of 16 September 2005 Director General A: Resources B: Statistical Methods and Tools; Dissemination E: Agriculture, Environment; Statistical Co-operation F: Social Statistics, Information Society G: Business Statistics Assistant, Advisers, Internal Audit Deputy Director General C: National and Economic Accounts D: Economic and Regional Statistics Governance, Quality Evaluation

4 Directorate E: Agriculture and Environment Statistics; Statistical Co-operation E1: Agriculture Statistics: Methodology E2: Agriculture Statistics: Production E3: Environment Statistics E4: Statistical Co- operation with European E4: Statistical Co- operation with European and Mediterranean countries E5: International statistical co-operation

5 E4: Statistical co-operation with European and Mediterranean Countries Transition Facility Acceding and candidate countries European Neighbourhood Policy Western Balkan countries

6 E4: Statistical co-operation with European and Mediterranean Countries n “Front-office” in E4, “back-office” in production units n Manages programmes n Programmes are specifically statistical

7 New member states n Institutional building n Help to comply with statistical legislation (acquis)

8 Acceding, Candidate, Western Balkan countries n Acceding: monitor commitments made in negotiations; support efforts to apply acquis; n Candidates: contribute to negotiations; support efforts to apply acquis; n Western Balkans: monitor negotiations and implementation of Stabilisation and Association Agreements (SAA) – e.g. some acquis, trade, free movement, etc.

9 European Neighbourhood Policy n ENP-TACIS countries: strengthen national statistical systems, support adoption of European statistical methods; through ENP actions plane, bilateral discussions; n 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 n Few donors in region n Questionnaire n Eurostat working group n Economic Commission for Europe / CIS-Stat

11 E5: International Statistical Co-operation Swiss EEA Africa, Caribbean, Pacific International organisations Specific policies / ad hoc Caricom Asia, Latin America C. Asia CIS ASEAN Mercosur, Chile Andean Comm. ECOWAS UEMOA SADC COMESA PALOP Central America

12 E5: International Statistical Co-operation n No budget n Mainly provides own “back office” support n Advisory role n Mainly regional approach n Does not “lead” projects n Statistical 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 % GNI by 2015

14 “Development Policy: the European Consensus” (COM(2005)311) n Poverty reduction n MDGs n Good Governance (including statistics?) n Human rights n Trade n Sustainable Development

15 Set of 10 MDG indicators Selected by the EC TypeIndicator Suggested periodicity Impact 1. Proportion of population below $1 per day Medium-term 2. Prevalence of underweight children (under-five years of age) Medium-term 3. Under-five mortality rate Medium-term Outcome 4. Net enrolment ratio in primary education Annual 5. Primary Completion Rate Annual 6. Ratio of girls to boys in primary, secondary and tertiary education Annual 7. Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnelAnnual 8. Proportion of 1 year old children immunised against measles Annual 9. HIV prevalence among year old pregnant WomenAnnual 10. Proportion of population with sustainable access to an improved water source Medium-term

16 Eurostat’s role on technical cooperation and MDGs n Providing technical advice to DGDev, Relex and AIDCO; Programming of aid (National Indicative Programmes - Nips and the Regional Indicative Programmes – Rips); Implementation of projects; Evaluation

17 ACP, Asia, Latin America: co-ordination of technical co-operation n Paris21 “Light reporting” n Economic Commission for Europe / CIS-Stat n Co-ordination Committee on Statistical Activities n EU Statistical Programme Committee: UK initiative

18 Thank you. James Whitworth Tel: Fax:

19


Download ppt "James Whitworth Head of Unit International Statistical Co-operation Eurostat."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google