Italian Presidency of the European Union Council Working Party on Statistics

First meeting of the CWPS under the Italian Presidency



29 July 2014

First meeting of the CWPS under the Italian Presidency


The first meeting of the Council Working Party on Statistics (CWPS) under the Italian Presidency took place in Brussels on Tuesday 22 July 2014. It was chaired by Mr. Giorgio Alleva, President of Istat - National Institute of Statistics. 

Three legislative dossiers were on the agenda:  

 

(a)    Presentation by the ECB: Recommendation for a COUNCIL REGULATION  amending Regulation (EC) No 2533/98 concerning the collection of statistical information by the European Central Bank (ECB/2014/13). The ECB made a presentation on the key elements concerning the amendments proposed.

 

(b)   Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1365/2006 on statistics of goods transport by inland waterways as regards conferring of delegated and implementing powers upon the Commission for the adoption of certain measures. The examination of the European Parliament’s amendments on this Commission’s proposal took place.    

 

c)    Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 91/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2002 on rail transport statistics, as regards the collection of data on goods, passengers and accidents. The CWPS examined the European Parliament’s amendments on this Commission’s proposal.