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Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020

10-11 March 2011 Charlemagne Building. 170, rue de la Loi. Brussels, BelgiumEurostat is organising a conference on 10 & 11 March 2011 in Brussels on "Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020". The focus will be on the role of statistics in policymaking, using the Europe 2020 strategy as a case in point. The aim of the conference is to bring together politicians and statisticians in a dialogue about how to shape statistics underpinning policy making and political decision making. How should indicators be defined so that they measure what politicians want them to measure? How should politicians and statisticians cooperate in order to get the best possible outcome on both sides?Do not hesitate to spread the information on the organisation of this event to your colleagues and contacts.Further information as well as online registration can be found on the dedicated conference Web page: http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/statistics_policymaking_europe_2020/introductionorby sending an email to estat-conference-1@ec.europa.eu