Involvement into the European Statistical System

For the last few years, specialists of Statistics Lithuania have been actively involved in drafting of EU legal acts. The process begins in Eurostat Working Groups, later on the document is discussed in the meetings of directors of national accounts, business and social statistics, Commission committees, European Statistical System Committee, EU Council working group on statistics, etc.

Specialists of Statistics Lithuania are active in joint ESS projects and international events organised by the European Commission, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations (UN), Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), etc.

For the period of 2020, 71 specialists from Statistics Lithuania participated in 143 international (most of them virtual) events (Eurostat Working Groups and European Commission committees, EU Council working group on Statistics, OECD, United Nations activities, seminars and conferences as well as various courses organised by international organisations). Prior to the pandemic period only four international events were organised by Statistics Lithuania. 10 presentations produced by SL staff were performed (most of them virtual).

On 12 February 2021, at the 45th ESSC meeting, Director General of Statistics Lithuania Dr. Jūratė Petrauskienė was elected a member of the Partnership Group (PG) for the period of two years. The PG key tasks can be found here


Document updated: 2021-02-17