Event Name : The 1st Session of the ASEAN Community Statistical System (ACSS) Committee
Event Date & Place : 2-3 November 2011 1-3 Jakarta, Indonesia
1. We, the ASEAN heads of statistical offices and members of the ASEAN Community Statistical System (ACSS) Committee, convened our first session in Jakarta, Indonesia on 2-3 November 2011 with a clearer mandate to define ASEAN statistical priorities and promote wider use of regional statistics, promote improvement of statistical infrastructure, facilitate human resource and institutional capacity building and to enhance institutional linkages with international statistical bodies.
2. Their Excellencies S. Pushpanathan, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Economic Community and Mr. Jan-Willem Blankert, EU Special Adviser for ASEAN, welcomed the participants and delivered the keynote messages.
3. Dr. Suryamin, First Secretary, BPS-Statistics Indonesia, presided over our Meeting.