|Legal name||Decision No 1578/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2007 on the Community Statistical Programme 2008 to 2012|
|Short name||EU Statistical Work Programme|
|Issued by||European Parliament and Council|
|URL to issuer||http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/...|
|Parent legislative instrument|
The Decision establishes the Community statistical programme for the period 2008-2012.
Annex I specifies the approaches, the main fields and the objectives of the actions envisaged during the duration of the programme. Annex II provides a summary of statistical requirements viewed from the perspective of the policy needs of the European Union.
Meeting the data demands of the ‘Thematic Strategies’, e.g. on the ‘Prevention and recycling of waste’, the ‘Sustainable use of natural resources’ and the ‘Sustainable use of pesticides’ is the key priority; the production of basic environmental statistics is continued, as well as the provision of statistics and indicators on water, air, biodiversity, soil, forests and land use to the other EDCs.
|Geographic scope||European Union|
Council Regulation 322/97/EC of 17 February 1997 on Community Statistics (Celex reference 31997R0322 Amended by 32003R1882 and 32008R1101) provides for the establishment of multi-annual statistical programmes and annual statistical work programmes.
This Regulation is repealed by Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European statistics and repealing Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1101/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transmission of data subject to statistical confidentiality to the Statistical Office of the European Communities, Council Regulation (EC) No 322/97 on Community Statistics, and Council Decision 89/382/EEC, Euratom establishing a Committee on the Statistical Programmes of the European Communities.
Other reporting obligations under the current EU Statistical Work Programme to be inserted.
See for the previous EU Statistical Work Programme (consolidated) at http://rod.eionet.europa.eu/instruments/583