The Government approved the creation of the National Statistics Council
The top management of the National Bureau of Statistics greets the decision of the Government to approve the creation of the National Statistics Council based on article 9 of the Law no. 93 from 26 May 2017 on official statistics.
The Council is an advisory body in the field of statistics, which will work beside the Government, the most important tasks will be:
1) formulating recommendations on the development and improvement of the national statistical system in order to increase the satisfaction of the users' requirements;2) endorsement of the draft strategy for the development of the national statistical system and of the projects of the statistical works programs;3) establishing the strategic directions for the development of official statistics and creating the necessary conditions to reflect the most important requests and demands of the users in the statistical programs;4) promoting of advanced concepts, methods, models, techniques and tools for statistical activity, which ensures the quality of the statistical information provided on nationally and internationally level;
The Council will be composed of 11 members, representatives of the central statistical authority, specialized bodies of the central public administration producing official statistics, academic environment and one representative from the National Bank of Moldova, employers associations and civil society.