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Title FAO/ECE/CES Study Group on Food and Agricultural Statistics in Europe
Code ESS-704
Sessions and documents

27th Session - June 2005 (Rome, Italy) (UNECE website)

Legal Framework
Article of Constitution

Article VI-1

Origin

Established as a Study Group on Problems of Methodology and Definitions in Agricultural Statistics in Eastern and Western Countries, following the recommendations of the ECE Committee on Agricultural Problems at its Eleventh Session (1959) and the suggestion of the Conference of European Statisticians (CES) at its Seventh Session. The title was changed to that above by CES at its Twelfth Session (1964). The activities of the Group are carried out jointly by the Agricultural Division of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), the Secretariat of CES and the Statistics Division of FAO, with the latter providing the main technical Secretariat.

Rules of Procedure

General Rules of the Organization

Category Cat. 1
Purpose

To review the state of food and agriculture statistics in Europe, to advise Member Nations on the development and standardization of agricultural statistical services, and to convene expert groups or other Subsidiary Bodies of national experts required for this purpose.

Membership

Member Nations of UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) and of the FAO European Region.

Languages English, French and Russian
Document symbol CES/AC.61
Division Statistics Division (ESS)
Contact information/email

Hiek.Som@fao.org

Web site

FAO/ECE/CES Study Group on Food and Agricultural Statistics in Europe

First Session May 1960
Pattern of sessions 1960, 1962, 1963, 1965 (twice), 1966, 1969, 1972, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003 and 2005