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Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020

Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020

Conference on "Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020"

10 & 11 March 2011

Charlemagne Building, 170, rue de la Loi - Brussels

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Conference proceedings 

The Eurostat conference on "Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020" took place on 10 & 11 March 2011, in Brussels. It focused on the role of statistics in policymaking, using the Europe 2020 strategy as a case in point.

More than 380 people have registered their participation. You will find in the very next days the updated program as well as abstracts, documents and presentations from most of the speeches below. A webstreaming of the event (for the plenary session of 10 March only) was foreseen.


plenary session was followed by 3 parallel sessions on statistics for:

  • Session 1 - Smart growth: innovation indicators, education, digital Europe
  • Session 2 - Sustainable growth: indicators for green growth
  • Session 3 - Inclusive growth: indicators on poverty and social/economic exclusion

After presentations of the chair of each parallel session on the outcome of the sessions, a round table followed by conclusions have closed the conference.

Full program


Who are we?

Eurostat is the Statistical Office of the European Communities situated in Luxembourg. It is a Directorate General of the European Commission and its task is to provide the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service.



For any questions concerning the content of the conference, please contact Mr Ales Capek, Head of Unit D-5 "Key indicators for European policy" (, Tel: +352 4301-36045). For administrative/organisational questions, please contact Unit A1 "European Statistical system governance": ( or call: Ms. Marie-Paule Scheidhauer (Tel: +352 4301-37275) or Szilvia Opoczky (Tel: +352 4301-31966).

Last update 15.12.2010