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Finnish Presidency of the Council Working Party on Statistics


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It's here!

1.7.2019. The 1st of July marks the start of the Finnish Presidency. On this web page we aim to keep you updated on the open statistical files and the main events and milestones during our Presidency. You can also follow us on Twitter: @TimoKoskimaki

Handover meeting

20.6.2019. The Romanian Presidency team from INSSE handed over the baton to the Finnish team in Sinaia, Romania at 17. - 18. 6. 2019, in the presence of Eurostat management and the Croatian team who will take over after Finland.  Read the whole article

FRIBS & IESS legal linguistic revision

13.6.2019. The FRIBS and IESS files are now undergoing a legal linguistic revision before the final versions in all languages can be adopted by the EP and the Council via a corrigendum procedure.The final adoption is foreseen for September/October.

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CWPS 26.9.

On the agenda for the first meeting of the CWPS during the Finnish Presidency will be the regulation for Migration and international protection and the European statistical programme. The formal agenda will be distributed to delegates closer to date.

CWPS 31.10.


CWPS 25.11.


CWPS 17.12.