Recommendations for strengthening official environmental statistics systems

Environmental statistics

Recommendations for strengthening official environmental statistics systems

Biennium:
2024-2025
Coordinator
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Costa Rica
Technical Secretariat
Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente UNEP
Statistics Division of ECLAC
Members
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) of Chile
Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística (DANE) of Colombia
Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información (ONEI) of Cuba
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) of Ecuador
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Guatemala
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Honduras
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI) of Mexico
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo (INEC) of Panama
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Paraguay
National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) of Perú
Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE) of Dominican Republic
Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) of Venezuela
Entidad de las Naciones Unidas para la Igualdad de Género y el Empoderamiento de las Mujeres (ONU Mujeres)
Objectives

General objective

Strengthen official environmental statistics systems, integrated into the national statistical systems of Latin American and Caribbean countries, through the preparation and dissemination of a document of recommendations.

Specific objectives

  1. Contribute to updating information on the status and governance of environmental statistics in the region.
  2. Identify experiences on good statistical practices in the countries to strengthen environmental statistics.
  3. Recognize opportunities for collaboration to strengthen the capacities of national statistical offices in the generation, dissemination and systematization of statistics, indicators and environmental accounts, through the exchange of experiences and good statistical practices.